AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2012 Issue 3; For Your Information

New HCPCS Codes for Certain Drugs and Biologicals

CMS has created five new HCPCS codes for the reporting of certain drugs and biologicals (other than new pass-through drugs and biologicals). These codes became effective July 1, 2012 and are listed in the next column. HCPCS CodeLong DescriptorQ2045* Injection, human, fibrinogen concentrate, 1 mg Q2046** Injection, aflibercept, 1mg Q2048*** Injection, doxorubicin hydrochloride, liposomal, doxil, 10 mg Q2049 Injection, doxorubicin hydrochloride, liposomal, imported lipodox, 10 mg Q2034 Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, for intramuscular use (Agriflu) *Effective since July 1, 2012, Level II HCPCS code J1680, Injection, human fibrinogen concentrate, 100 mg, was replaced with HCPCS code Q2045. **Effective...

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