Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of February 1, 2021

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

I know that drugs normally billed as chemotherapy administration will be associated primarily with a code found in the J9XXX series, are there any exceptions?

Answer:

Some exceptions are newly created temporary codes (HCPCS C codes) that represent chemotherapy or highly complex drug or biological. This is not an all-inclusive list of drugs that may be reported with code range (96401–96417).


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