HCPCS Code Details - J1720

HCPCS Level II Code
Drugs administered other than oral method, chemotherapy drugs
HCPCS Code J1720
Description

Long description:
Injection, hydrocortisone sodium succinate, up to 100 mg

Short description:
Hydrocortisone sodium succ i

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 51 - Drugs
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, 1997
Date added Added Jan 01, 1982
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

ASP Drug pricing - J1720

Effective Code Dosage Payment
Limit
Vaccine AWP % Vaccine Limit Infusion AWP % DME infusion limit Blood AWP % Blood limit Clotting factor Note
Jul 1, 2021 - Sep 30, 2021 100 MG 14.774 - - - - - -
April 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021 100 MG 14.207 - - - - - -
January 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021 100 MG 14.154 - - - - - -
October 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 100 MG 14.151 - - - - - -
July 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020 100 MG 14.142 - - - - - -

See also

  • HCPCS J1710 · Injection, hydrocortisone sodium phosphate, up to 50 mg

  • HCPCS J1725 · Injection, hydroxyprogesterone caproate, 1 mg


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”