AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2014 Issue 4; For Your Information

New HCPCS codes for certain drugs, biologicals and radiopharmaceuticals

Several new HCPCS codes were created for the reporting of drugs and biologicals and became effective for calendar year (CY) 2015 in the hospital outpatient setting. These new HCPCS codes are listed in the table below: CY 2015 HCPCS codeCY 2015 Long DescriptorA9606 Radium ra-223 dichloride, therapeutic, per microcurie C9027 Injection, pembrolizumab, 1 mg C9136 Injection, factor viii, fe fusion protein, (recombinant), per i.u. C9349 FortaDerm, and FortaDerm Antimicrobial, any type, per square centimeter C9442 Injection, belinostat, 10 mg C9443 Injection, dalbavancin, 10 mg C9444 Injection, oritavancin, 10 mg C9446 Injection, tedizolid phosphate, 1 mg C9447 Injection, phenylephrine...

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