HCPCS Code Details - B4149

HCPCS Level II Code
Enteral and Parenteral Therapy
HCPCS Code B4149
Description

Long description:
Enteral formula, manufactured blenderized natural foods with intact nutrients, includes proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, may include fiber, administered through an enteral feeding tube, 100 calories = 1 unit

Short description:
Ef blenderized foods

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 39 - Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code O1C - Enteral and parenteral
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service E - Enteral/parenteral nutrients/supplies
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2006
Date added Added Jan 01, 2005
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 B4104 · Additive for enteral formula (e.g., fiber)

  • HCPCS B4150 · Enteral formula, nutritionally complete with intact nutrients, includes proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, may include fiber, administered through an enteral feeding tube, 100 calories = 1 unit


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”