AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2015 Issue 2; Ask the Editor

Administration of cypionate testosterone

How should the administration of testosterone cypionate 200 mg be correctly reported? We were told by our payor that we can only report up to 2 units of HCPCS code J1071, Injection, testosterone cypionate, 1 mg. If we’re only allowed up to 2 units of HCPCS code J1071, how can we appropriately report a quantity of 200 mg of testosterone cypionate.  ...

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