HCPCS Code Details - C9770

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C9770
Description

Long description:
Vitrectomy, mechanical, pars plana approach, with subretinal injection of pharmacologic/biologic agent

Short description:
Vitrec/mech pars, subret inj

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 P4E - Eye procedure - other
HCPCS Action code D - Discontinue procedure or modifier code
Type of service 2 - Surgery
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2024
Date added Added Jan 01, 2021
Termination date Dec 31, 2023
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code C9770 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2024.

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 C9769 · Cystourethroscopy, with insertion of temporary prostatic implant/stent with fixation/anchor and incisional struts

  • HCPCS C9771 · Nasal/sinus endoscopy, cryoablation nasal tissue(s) and/or nerve(s), unilateral or bilateral


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”