HCPCS Code Details - C2640

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C2640

Long description:
Brachytherapy source, stranded, palladium-103, per source

Short description:
Brachytx, stranded, p-103

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 53 - Statute
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Statute number 1833(t)(2)
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
ASC payment group code Effective Jan 01, 2008 - This procedure is approved to be performed in an ambulatory surgical center.
BETOS2 code I4B - Imaging/procedure - other
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 4 - Diagnostic radiology
Effective date Effective Jul 01, 2007
Date added Added Jul 01, 2007
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 C2639 · Brachytherapy source, non-stranded, iodine-125, per source

  • HCPCS C2638 · Brachytherapy source, stranded, iodine-125, per source

  • HCPCS C2642 · Brachytherapy source, stranded, cesium-131, per source

  • HCPCS C2698 · Brachytherapy source, stranded, not otherwise specified, per source

  • HCPCS C2641 · Brachytherapy source, non-stranded, palladium-103, per source

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”