HCPCS Code Details - A9539

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9539

Long description:
Technetium tc-99m pentetate, diagnostic, per study dose, up to 25 millicuries

Short description:
Tc99m pentetate

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 N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 4 - Diagnostic radiology
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2006
Date added Added Jan 01, 2006
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 A9538 · Technetium tc-99m pyrophosphate, diagnostic, per study dose, up to 25 millicuries

  • HCPCS A9567 · Technetium tc-99m pentetate, diagnostic, aerosol, per study dose, up to 75 millicuries

  • HCPCS A9540 · Technetium tc-99m macroaggregated albumin, diagnostic, per study dose, up to 10 millicuries

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”