HCPCS Code Details - Q9988

HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q9988
Description

Long description:
Platelets, pheresis, pathogen-reduced, each unit

Short description:
Platelets, pathogen reduced

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 52 - Reasonable charge
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Statute number 1833T
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 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jul 01, 2017
Termination date Dec 31, 2017
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code Q9988 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 Q9987 · Pathogen(s) test for platelets

  • HCPCS P9073 · Platelets, pheresis, pathogen-reduced, each unit

  • HCPCS Q9989 · Ustekinumab, for intravenous 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”