HCPCS Code Details - A9600

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9600
Description

Long description:
Strontium sr-89 chloride, therapeutic, per millicurie

Short description:
Sr89 strontium

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 6 - Therapeutic radiology
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2006
Date added Added Jan 01, 1998
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 A9599 · Radiopharmaceutical, diagnostic, for beta-amyloid positron emission tomography (pet) imaging, per study dose, not otherwise specified

  • HCPCS A9604 · Samarium sm-153 lexidronam, therapeutic, per treatment dose, up to 150 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”