HCPCS Code Details - C9744

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C9744
Description

Long description:
Ultrasound, abdominal, with contrast

Short description:
Abd us w/contrast

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 I3B - Echography/ultrasonography - abdomen/pelvis
HCPCS Action code D - Discontinue procedure or modifier code
Type of service 4 - Diagnostic radiology
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2019
Date added Added Oct 01, 2016
Termination date Dec 31, 2018
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code C9744 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2019.

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 C9743 · Injection/implantation of bulking or spacer material (any type) with or without image guidance (not to be used if a more specific code applies)

  • HCPCS C9745 · Nasal endoscopy, surgical; balloon dilation of eustachian tube


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”