HCPCS Code Details - C7549

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C7549
Description

Long description:
Change of ureterostomy tube or externally accessible ureteral stent via ileal conduit with ureteral stricture balloon dilation, including imaging guidance (eg, ultrasound and/or fluoroscopy) and all associated radiological supervision and interpretation

Short description:
Chge urtr stent w/ dil stric

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 11 - Price established using national RVU's
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
ASC payment group code Effective Jan 01, 2023 - This procedure is approved to be performed in an ambulatory surgical center.
BETOS2 code P6C - Minor procedures - other (Medicare fee schedule)
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service 2 - Surgery
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2023
Date added Added Jan 01, 2023
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 C7548 · Exchange nephrostomy catheter, percutaneous, with ureteral stricture balloon dilation, including diagnostic nephrostogram and/or ureterogram when performed, imaging guidance (eg, ultrasound and/or fluoroscopy) and all associated radiological supervision and interpretation

  • HCPCS C7550 · Cystourethroscopy, with biopsy(ies) with adjuctive blue light cystoscopy with fluorescent imaging agent


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”