HCPCS Code Details - A9599

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9599
Description

Long description:
Radiopharmaceutical, diagnostic, for beta-amyloid positron emission tomography (pet) imaging, per study dose, not otherwise specified

Short description:
Radioph dx b amyloid pet nos

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 57 - Other carrier priced
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code I1E - Standard imaging - nuclear medicine
HCPCS Action code D - Discontinue procedure or modifier code
Type of service 4 - Diagnostic radiology
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 2014
Termination date Dec 31, 2017
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code A9599 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2018.

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

  • HCPCS A9600 · Strontium sr-89 chloride, therapeutic, per millicurie


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”