AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2005 Issue 2; FOR your INFORMATION

New HCPCS codes for intravenous immune globulin (IVIG)

Four new HCPCS codes have been created to differentiate between lyophilized and nonlyophilized forms of IVIG. Code J1563 has been replaced with Q9941, Injection, Immune Globulin, Intravenous, Lyophilized, 1 g, and Q9943, Injection, Immune Globulin, Intravenous, Non-lyophilized, 1 g. Code J1564 has been replaced with Q9942, Injection, Immune Globulin, Intravenous, Lyophilized, 10 mg, and Q9944, Injection, Immune Globulin, Intravenous, Non-Lyophilized, 10 mg. Effective April 1, 2005, the codes J1563 and J1564 are no longer paid by Medicare and the status indicator has been changed to “E.” The status indicator for the new Q codes will be &ldquo...

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