HCPCS Code Details - J0886

HCPCS Level II Code
Drugs administered other than oral method, chemotherapy drugs
HCPCS Code J0886

Long description:
Injection, epoetin alfa, 1000 units (for esrd on dialysis)

Short description:
Epoetin alfa 1000 units esrd

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 57 - Other carrier priced
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code O1E - Other drugs
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2016
Date added Added Jan 01, 2006
Termination date Dec 31, 2015
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 J0885 · Injection, epoetin alfa, (for non-esrd use), 1000 units

  • HCPCS Q4081 · Injection, epoetin alfa, 100 units (for esrd on dialysis)

  • HCPCS J0887 · Injection, epoetin beta, 1 microgram, (for esrd on dialysis)

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”