HCPCS Code Details - A9609

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9609
Description

Long description:
Fludeoxyglucose f18 up to 15 millicuries

Short description:
F18 fdg, 15 millicuries

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 A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service 6 - Therapeutic radiology
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2024
Date added Added Jan 01, 2024
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 A9608 · Flotufolastat f 18, diagnostic, 1 millicurie

  • HCPCS A9697 · Injection, carboxydextran-coated superparamagnetic iron oxide, per study dose


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”