HCPCS Code Details - J2540

HCPCS Level II Code
Drugs administered other than oral method, chemotherapy drugs
HCPCS Code J2540
Description

Long description:
Injection, penicillin g potassium, up to 600,000 units

Short description:
Penicillin g potassium inj

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 - J2540

Effective Code Dosage Payment
Limit
Vaccine AWP % Vaccine Limit Infusion AWP % DME infusion limit Blood AWP % Blood limit Clotting factor Note
July 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018 600000 UNITS 1.085 - - - - - -
April 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018 600000 UNITS 1.24 - - - - - -
January 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018 600000 UNITS 1.055 - - - - - -
October 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017 600000 UNITS 1.05 - - - - - -
July 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017 600000 UNITS 1.062 - - - - - -

See also

  • HCPCS J2515 · Injection, pentobarbital sodium, per 50 mg

  • HCPCS J0558 · Injection, penicillin g benzathine and penicillin g procaine, 100,000 units

  • HCPCS J0561 · Injection, penicillin g benzathine, 100,000 units

  • HCPCS J2510 · Injection, penicillin g procaine, aqueous, up to 600,000 units

  • HCPCS J2543 · Injection, piperacillin sodium/tazobactam sodium, 1 gram/0.125 grams (1.125 grams)


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”