HCPCS Code Details - J9213

HCPCS Level II Code
Drugs administered other than oral method, chemotherapy drugs
HCPCS Code J9213
Description

Long description:
Injection, interferon, alfa-2a, recombinant, 3 million units

Short description:
Interferon alfa-2a 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 O1D - Chemotherapy
HCPCS Action code P - Payment change (MOG, pricing indicator codes, anesthesia base units,Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
Type of service G - Immunosuppressive drugs
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 1993
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 J9212 · Injection, interferon alfacon-1, recombinant, 1 microgram

  • HCPCS J9214 · Injection, interferon, alfa-2b, recombinant, 1 million units


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”