HCPCS Code Details - C9748

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C9748
Description

Long description:
Transurethral destruction of prostate tissue; by radiofrequency water vapor (steam) thermal therapy

Short description:
Prostatic rf water vapor tx

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 P5E - Ambulatory procedures - other
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service 2 - Surgery
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 2018
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 C9747 · Ablation of prostate, transrectal, high intensity focused ultrasound (hifu), including imaging guidance

  • HCPCS C9749 · Repair of nasal vestibular lateral wall stenosis with implant(s)


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”