HCPCS Code Details - Q9951

HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q9951

Long description:
Low osmolar contrast material, 400 or greater mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml

Short description:
Locm >= 400 mg/ml iodine,1ml

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 I1E - Standard imaging - nuclear medicine
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 4 - Diagnostic radiology
Effective date Effective Apr 01, 2005
Date added Added Apr 01, 2005
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 Q9950 · Injection, sulfur hexafluoride lipid microspheres, per ml

  • HCPCS Q9965 · Low osmolar contrast material, 100-199 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml

  • HCPCS Q9966 · Low osmolar contrast material, 200-299 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml

  • HCPCS Q9967 · Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml

  • HCPCS Q9953 · Injection, iron-based magnetic resonance contrast agent, 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”