HCPCS Code Details - S5497

HCPCS Level II Code
Commercial Payers (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code S5497
Description

Long description:
Home infusion therapy, catheter care / maintenance, not otherwise classified; includes administrative services, professional pharmacy services, care coordination, and all necessary supplies and equipment (drugs and nursing visits coded separately), per diem

Short description:
Hit cath care noc

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 00 - Physician Fee Schedule And Non-Physician Practitioners - Service not separately priced by part B (e.g., services not covered, bundled, used by Part A only, etc.)
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Coverage code I - Not payable by Medicare
BETOS2 code Z2 - Undefined codes
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2002
Date added Added Jan 01, 2002
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 S5199 · Personal care item, nos, each

  • HCPCS S5035 · Home infusion therapy, routine service of infusion device (e.g., pump maintenance)

  • HCPCS S5036 · Home infusion therapy, repair of infusion device (e.g., pump repair)

  • HCPCS S5498 · Home infusion therapy, catheter care / maintenance, simple (single lumen), includes administrative services, professional pharmacy services, care coordination and all necessary supplies and equipment, (drugs and nursing visits coded separately), per diem

  • HCPCS S5501 · Home infusion therapy, catheter care / maintenance, complex (more than one lumen), includes administrative services, professional pharmacy services, care coordination, and all necessary supplies and equipment (drugs and nursing visits coded separately), per diem

  • HCPCS S5502 · Home infusion therapy, catheter care / maintenance, implanted access device, includes administrative services, professional pharmacy services, care coordination and all necessary supplies and equipment, (drugs and nursing visits coded separately), per diem (use this code for interim maintenance of vascular access not currently in use)

  • HCPCS S5517 · Home infusion therapy, all supplies necessary for restoration of catheter patency or declotting

  • HCPCS S5518 · Home infusion therapy, all supplies necessary for catheter repair

  • HCPCS S5520 · Home infusion therapy, all supplies (including catheter) necessary for a peripherally inserted central venous catheter (picc) line insertion

  • HCPCS S5521 · Home infusion therapy, all supplies (including catheter) necessary for a midline catheter insertion

  • HCPCS S5522 · Home infusion therapy, insertion of peripherally inserted central venous catheter (picc), nursing services only (no supplies or catheter included)


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”