HCPCS Code Details - Q9989

HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q9989

Long description:
Ustekinumab, for intravenous injection, 1 mg

Short description:
Ustekinumab, iv inject,1 mg

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, 2018
Date added Added Jul 01, 2017
Termination date Dec 31, 2017
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

ASP Drug pricing - Q9989

Effective Code Dosage Payment
Vaccine AWP % Vaccine Limit Infusion AWP % DME infusion limit Blood AWP % Blood limit Clotting factor Note
1 MG 12.882 - - - - - -
1 MG 12.877 - - - - - -

See also

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

  • HCPCS C9487 · Ustekinumab, for intravenous injection, 1 mg

  • HCPCS J3358 · Ustekinumab, for intravenous injection, 1 mg

  • HCPCS Q9991 · Injection, buprenorphine extended-release (sublocade), less than or equal to 100 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”