Billing & Coding

Effective  July 1, 2014 two new HCPCS codes have been created for reporting certain drugs and biologicals and they are effective for services furnished on or after July 1, 2014.

Q9970 - Injection, Ferric Carboxymaltose, 1mg

Q9974 - Injection, Morphine Sulfate, Preservative-Free or Epidural Or Intrathecal Use, 10 mg

 

References:

NEW CODE: G9974 Injection, Morphine Sulfate, Preservative-Free or Epidural Or Intrathecal Use, 10 mg.

  • HCPCS code J2275 (Injection, morphine sulfate (preservative-free sterile solution), per 10 mg) will be replaced with HCPCS code Q9974 effective July 1, 2014.

The SI for HCPCS code J2275 will change to E, “Not Payable by Medicare,” effective July 1, 2014.

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