HCPCS Code Details - J0879

HCPCS Level II Code
Drugs administered other than oral method, chemotherapy drugs
HCPCS Code J0879
Description

Long description:
Injection, difelikefalin, 0.1 microgram, (for esrd on dialysis)

Short description:
Difelikefalin, esrd on dialy

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 57 - Other carrier priced
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
ASC payment group code Effective Apr 01, 2022 - This procedure is approved to be performed in an ambulatory surgical center.
BETOS2 code O1E - Other drugs
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
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 J0878 · Injection, daptomycin, 1 mg

  • HCPCS J0881 · Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-esrd use)


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”