HCPCS Code Details - C9048

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C9048

Long description:
Dexamethasone, lacrimal ophthalmic insert, 0.1 mg

Short description:
Dexamethasone ophth insert

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 53 - Statute
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Statute number 1833(t)
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code O1E - Other drugs
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Jul 01, 2019
Date added Added Jul 01, 2019
Notes New OPPS pass-through drug code effective July 1, 2019.
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 C9047 · Injection, caplacizumab-yhdp, 1 mg

  • HCPCS J1096 · Dexamethasone, lacrimal ophthalmic insert, 0.1 mg

  • HCPCS C9049 · Injection, tagraxofusp-erzs, 10 mcg

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”