Radiology Question for the Week of March 21, 2016

Question:

What are the HCPCS codes for Gastrografin® (diatrizoate meglumine and diatrizoate sodium solution USP)  and READI-CAT® 2 BARIUM SULFATE SUSPENSION (2.1% w/v, 2.0% w/w) Smoothies?   

Answer

The HCPCS code for Gastrografin is Q9963—high osmolar contrast material, 350–399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml.  Barium products such as READI-CAT® 2 Smoothies are considered supplies and do not have HCPCS codes.

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