HCPCS Code Details - A9700

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9700
Description

Long description:
Supply of injectable contrast material for use in echocardiography, per study

Short description:
Echocardiography contrast

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 N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2001
Date added Added Jan 01, 2001
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 A9699 · Radiopharmaceutical, therapeutic, not otherwise classified

  • HCPCS A9900 · Miscellaneous dme supply, accessory, and/or service component of another hcpcs code


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”