HCPCS Code Details - Q0249

HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q0249
Description

Long description:
Injection, tocilizumab, for hospitalized adults and pediatric patients (2 years of age and older) with covid-19 who are receiving systemic corticosteroids and require supplemental oxygen, non-invasive or invasive mechanical ventilation, or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ecmo) only, 1 mg

Short description:
Tocilizumab for covid-19

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 54 - Vaccinations
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code O1G - Immunizations/Vaccinations
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service V - Pneumococcal/flu vaccine
Effective date Effective Jun 24, 2021
Date added Added Jun 24, 2021
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 Q0247 · Injection, sotrovimab, 500 mg

  • HCPCS Q0477 · Power module patient cable for use with electric or electric/pneumatic ventricular assist device, replacement only


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”