HCPCS Code Details - Q9972

HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q9972

Long description:
Injection, epoetin beta, 1 microgram, (for esrd on dialysis)

Short description:
Epoetin beta esrd use

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 57 - Other carrier priced
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
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 Q9970 · Injection, ferric carboxymaltose, 1mg

  • HCPCS J0887 · Injection, epoetin beta, 1 microgram, (for esrd on dialysis)

  • HCPCS J0888 · Injection, epoetin beta, 1 microgram, (for non esrd use)

  • HCPCS Q9973 · Injection, epoetin beta, 1 microgram, (non-esrd use)

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”