HCPCS Code Details - Q9970

HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q9970

Long description:
Injection, ferric carboxymaltose, 1mg

Short description:
Inj ferric carboxymaltos 1mg

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 51 - Drugs
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code O1E - Other drugs
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2015
Date added Added Jul 01, 2014
Termination date Dec 31, 2014
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 Q9969 · Tc-99m from non-highly enriched uranium source, full cost recovery add-on, per study dose

  • HCPCS C9441 · Injection, ferric carboxymaltose, 1 mg

  • HCPCS J1439 · Injection, ferric carboxymaltose, 1 mg

  • HCPCS Q9972 · Injection, epoetin beta, 1 microgram, (for esrd on dialysis)

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”