HCPCS Code Details - Q9950

HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q9950
Description

Long description:
Injection, sulfur hexafluoride lipid microspheres, per ml

Short description:
Inj sulf hexa lipid microsph

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 57 - Other carrier priced
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
ASC payment group code Effective Oct 01, 2018 - This procedure is approved to be performed in an ambulatory surgical center.
BETOS2 code I1F - Standard imaging - other
HCPCS Action code P - Payment change (MOG, pricing indicator codes, anesthesia base units,Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
Type of service 4 - Diagnostic radiology
Effective date Effective Oct 01, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 2016
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 - Q9950

Effective Code Dosage Payment
Limit
Vaccine AWP % Vaccine Limit Infusion AWP % DME infusion limit Blood AWP % Blood limit Clotting factor Note
January 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019 1 ML 20.346 - - - - - -
October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018 1 ML 20.476 - - - - - -
July 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018 1 ML 20.865 - - - - - -
April 1, 2018 - June 30, 2018 1 ML 20.972 - - - - - -
January 1, 2018 - March 31, 2018 1 ML 21.038 - - - - - -

See also

  • HCPCS Q5110 · Injection, filgrastim-aafi, biosimilar, (nivestym), 1 microgram

  • HCPCS C9457 · Injection, sulfur hexafluoride lipid microsphere, per ml

  • HCPCS Q9951 · Low osmolar contrast material, 400 or greater mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml


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”