AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2015 Issue 4; For your information

Code changes for HCPCS C-codes and Q-codes

Effective January 1, 2016, several temporary drug HCPCS C-codes and Q-codes will be replaced with permanent HCPCS J-codes. For a listing of the HCPCS code changes see the table below. CY 2015 CPT/HCPCS codeCY 2016 CPT/HCPCS codeCY 2016 Long descriptorC9445 J0596 Injection, c1 esterase inhibitor (recombinant), Ruconest, 10 units C9448* J8655 Netupitant 300 mg and palonosetron 0.5 mg C9449 J9039 Injection, blinatumomab, 1 microgram C9450 J7313 Injection, fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant, 0.01 mg C9451 J2547 Injection, peramivir, 1 mg C9452 J0695 Injection, ceftolozane 50 mg and tazobactam 25 mg C9453 J9299 Injection, nivolumab, 1 mg C9454 J2502...

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