HCPCS Code Details - C9788

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C9788

Long description:
Opto-acoustic imaging, breast (including axilla when performed), unilateral, with image documentation, analysis and report, obtained with ultrasound examination

Short description:
Uni breas optoacoustic imag

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 I4B - Imaging/procedure - other
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 4 - Diagnostic radiology
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2024
Date added Added Oct 01, 2023
Termination date Dec 31, 2023
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 C9787 · Gastric electrophysiology mapping with simultaneous patient symptom profiling

  • HCPCS C9789 · Instillation of anti-neoplastic pharmacologic/biologic agent into renal pelvis, any method, including all imaging guidance, including volumetric measurement if performed

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”