Pharmacy Question for the Week of July 9, 2018

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

Can you confirm that CMS has deleted code C9469?

Answer:

Effective July 1, 2018, HCPCS code Q9993 (Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, preservative-free, extended-release, microsphere formulation, 1 mg) will replace HCPCS code C9469. The status indicator will remain G (pass-through drugs and biologicals). This announcement can be found at https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMattersArticles/Downloads/MM10781.pdf.

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