HCPCS Code Details - Q9979

HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q9979

Long description:
Injection, alemtuzumab, 1 mg

Short description:
Injection, alemtuzumab

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 O1E - Other drugs
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2016
Date added Added Oct 01, 2015
Termination date Dec 31, 2015
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 Q9978 · Netupitant 300 mg and palonosetron 0.5 mg

  • HCPCS J0202 · Injection, alemtuzumab, 1 mg

  • HCPCS J9010 · Injection, alemtuzumab, 10 mg

  • HCPCS Q9980 · Hyaluronan or derivative, genvisc 850, for intra-articular injection, 1 mg

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”