HCPCS Code Details - Q0181

HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q0181
Description

Long description:
Unspecified oral dosage form, fda approved prescription anti-emetic, for use as a complete therapeutic substitute for a iv anti-emetic at the time of chemotherapy treatment, not to exceed a 48 hour dosage regimen

Short description:
Unspecified oral anti-emetic

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 51 - Drugs
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Statute number 4557
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code O1D - Chemotherapy
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Apr 01, 1998
Date added Added Apr 01, 1998
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 Q0180 · Dolasetron mesylate, 100 mg, oral, fda approved prescription anti-emetic, for use as a complete therapeutic substitute for an iv anti-emetic at the time of chemotherapy treatment, not to exceed a 24 hour dosage regimen

  • HCPCS Q0478 · Power adapter for use with electric or electric/pneumatic ventricular assist device, vehicle type


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”