HCPCS Code Details - Q9987

HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q9987
Description

Long description:
Pathogen(s) test for platelets

Short description:
Pathogen test for platelets

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 T1H - Lab tests - other (non-Medicare fee schedule)
HCPCS Action code D - Discontinue procedure or modifier code
Type of service 5 - Diagnostic laboratory
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jul 01, 2017
Termination date Dec 31, 2017
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code Q9987 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2018.

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 Q9986 · Injection, hydroxyprogesterone caproate, (makena), 10 mg

  • HCPCS P9100 · Pathogen(s) test for platelets

  • HCPCS Q9988 · Platelets, pheresis, pathogen-reduced, each unit


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”