New OPPS Drug Codes April 2010
CMS Transmittal 1924 regarding April 2010 updates for Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) includes a listing of six drugs with new OPPS pass-through status effective April 1, 2010. The HCPCS codes for these drugs are new codes effective April 1, 2010.
|HCPCS Code||Long Descriptor||Brand Name|
|C9258||Injection, telavancin, 10 mg||Vibativ|
|C9259||Injection, pralatrexate, 1 mg||Folotyn|
|C9260||Injection, ofatumumab, 10 mg||Arzerra|
|C9261||Injection, ustekinumab, 1 mg||Stelara|
|C9262||Fludarabine phosphate, oral, 1 mg||Oforta|
|C9263||Injection, ecallantide, 1 mg||Kalbitor|
Providers are encouraged to review the complete transmittal at the link above or the corresponding MLN Matters Article MM6857.