HCPCS Code Details - A9515

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9515
Description

Long description:
Choline c-11, diagnostic, per study dose up to 20 millicuries

Short description:
Choline c-11

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 57 - Other carrier priced
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code I1E - Standard imaging - nuclear medicine
HCPCS Action code P - Payment change (MOG, pricing indicator codes, anesthesia base units,Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
Type of service 4 - Diagnostic radiology
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2019
Date added Added Jan 01, 2017
HCPCS Coding Procedures

HCPCS Modifiers

In HCPCS Level II, modifiers are composed of two alpha or alphanumeric characters.

Example: E0260-NU - Hospital bed, semi-electric (head and foot adjustment), with any type side rails, with mattress
NU” identifies the hospital bed as new equipment

See also

  • HCPCS A9513 · Lutetium lu 177, dotatate, therapeutic, 1 millicurie

  • HCPCS A9516 · Iodine i-123 sodium iodide, diagnostic, per 100 microcuries, up to 999 microcuries


1 Two-digit numeric codes are Level I code modifiers copyrighted© by the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).

2 BETOS stands for “Berenson-Eggers Type Of Service”