HCPCS Code Details - A9597

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9597
Description

Long description:
Positron emission tomography radiopharmaceutical, diagnostic, for tumor identification, not otherwise classified

Short description:
Pet, dx, for tumor id, noc

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, 2017
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 A9588 · Fluciclovine f-18, diagnostic, 1 millicurie

  • HCPCS A9598 · Positron emission tomography radiopharmaceutical, diagnostic, for non-tumor identification, not otherwise classified


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”