HCPCS Code Details - J3420

HCPCS Level II Code
Drugs administered other than oral method, chemotherapy drugs
HCPCS Code J3420
Description

Long description:
Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Short description:
Vitamin b12 injection

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, 1986
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 - J3420

Effective Code Dosage Payment
Limit
Vaccine AWP % Vaccine Limit Infusion AWP % DME infusion limit Blood AWP % Blood limit Clotting factor Note
April 1, 2021 - June 30, 2021 1000 MCG 1.988 - - - - - -
January 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021 1000 MCG 1.842 - - - - - -
October 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020 1000 MCG 1.835 - - - - - -
July 1, 2020 - September 30, 2020 1000 MCG 1.724 - - - - - -
April 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020 1000 MCG 2.26 - - - - - -

See also

  • HCPCS J3415 · Injection, pyridoxine hcl, 100 mg

  • HCPCS J3430 · Injection, phytonadione (vitamin k), per 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”