HCPCS Code Details - J1945

HCPCS Level II Code
Drugs administered other than oral method, chemotherapy drugs
HCPCS Code J1945
Description

Long description:
Injection, lepirudin, 50 mg

Short description:
Lepirudin

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 P - Payment change (MOG, pricing indicator codes, anesthesia base units,Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 2006
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 J1942 · Injection, aripiprazole lauroxil, 1 mg

  • HCPCS J1950 · Injection, leuprolide acetate (for depot suspension), per 3.75 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”