HCPCS Code Details - C8957

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C8957
Description

Long description:
Intravenous infusion for therapy/diagnosis; initiation of prolonged infusion (more than 8 hours), requiring use of portable or implantable pump

Short description:
Prolonged iv inf, req pump

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 99 - Value not established
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Statute number 1833(t)
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code P6D - Minor procedures - other (non-Medicare fee schedule)
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2006
Date added Added Jan 01, 2006
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 C8936 · Magnetic resonance angiography without contrast followed by with contrast, upper extremity

  • HCPCS C9021 · Injection, obinutuzumab, 10 mg


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”