HCPCS Code Details - C9781

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C9781

Long description:
Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; with implantation of subacromial spacer (e.g., balloon), includes debridement (e.g., limited or extensive), subacromial decompression, acromioplasty, and biceps tenodesis when performed

Short description:
Arthro/shoul surg; w/spacer

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
ASC payment group code Effective Apr 01, 2022 - This procedure is approved to be performed in an ambulatory surgical center.
BETOS2 code P8A - Endoscopy - arthroscopy
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Apr 01, 2022
Date added Added Apr 01, 2022
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 C9780 · Insertion of central venous catheter through central venous occlusion via inferior and superior approaches (e.g., inside-out technique), including imaging guidance

  • HCPCS S2300 · Arthroscopy, shoulder, surgical; with thermally-induced capsulorrhaphy

  • HCPCS C9782 · Blinded procedure for new york heart association (nyha) class ii or iii heart failure, or canadian cardiovascular society (ccs) class iii or iv chronic refractory angina; transcatheter intramyocardial transplantation of autologous bone marrow cells (e.g., mononuclear) or placebo control, autologous bone marrow harvesting and preparation for transplantation, left heart catheterization including ventriculography, all laboratory services, and all imaging with or without guidance (e.g., transthoracic echocardiography, ultrasound, fluoroscopy), performed in an approved investigational device exemption (ide) study

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”