AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2011 Issue 1; FOR your INFORMATION

New HCPCS Codes for Reporting Drugs and Biologicals

Several new HCPCS codes have been created for the reporting of drugs and biologicals in the hospital outpatient setting. These codes have been effective since January 1, 2011. A listing of the new HCPCS codes for certain drugs, biologicals, and radiopharmaceuticals for calendar year (CY) are as follows: CY 2011 HCPCS Code CY 2011 HCPCS Long Descriptor C9274 Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine), 1 vial C9275 Injection, hexaminolevulinate hydrochloride, 100 mg, per study dose C9276 Injection, cabazitaxel, 1 mg C9277 Injection, alglucosidase alfa (Lumizyme), 1 mg C9278 Injection, incobutulinumtoxin A, 1 unit C9279 Injection, ibuprofen, 100 mg J0638 Injection...

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