HCPCS Code Details - P9021

HCPCS Level II Code
Pathology and Laboratory Services
HCPCS Code P9021

Long description:
Red blood cells, each unit

Short description:
Red blood cells unit

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 52 - Reasonable charge
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code T1H - Lab tests - other (non-Medicare fee schedule)
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 0 - Whole blood
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2001
Date added Added Jan 01, 1987
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 P9020 · Platelet rich plasma, each unit

  • HCPCS P9016 · Red blood cells, leukocytes reduced, each unit

  • HCPCS P9022 · Red blood cells, washed, each unit

  • HCPCS P9038 · Red blood cells, irradiated, each unit

  • HCPCS P9039 · Red blood cells, deglycerolized, each unit

  • HCPCS P9040 · Red blood cells, leukocytes reduced, irradiated, each unit

  • HCPCS P9057 · Red blood cells, frozen/deglycerolized/washed, leukocytes reduced, irradiated, each unit

  • HCPCS P9058 · Red blood cells, leukocytes reduced, cmv-negative, irradiated, each unit

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”