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

Temporary HCPCS code for Alemutuzumab

Since October 1, 2015, a temporary HCPCS code was established for the reporting of Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada). Alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) is a monoclonal antibody utilized in treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. The temporary HCPCS code is listed in the table below. HCPCS codeHCPCS Long descriptorQ9979 Injection, alemtuzumab, 1 mg ...

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