Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of April 13, 2020

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

What is the status indicator change for Q5118?

Answer:

According to the April Outpatient Perspective Payment System updates in Transmittal 10013: “The status indicator for HCPCS code Q5118 (Injection, bevacizumab-bvzr, biosimilar, (zirabev), 10 mg) will be changed retroactively from status indicator =”E2” to status indicator = “K”, Effective January 13, 2020.”

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