HCPC’s Update: DOXIL J9001 – EFFECTIVE 7/1/12

Subject: DOXIL J9001 – EFFECTIVE 7/1/12

Importance: High

Effective: 7/1/12Alert Red 02_thumb

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) HCPCS Quarterly update includes 2 new codes (Q2048 and Q2049) for liposomal doxorubicin that will become effective July 1, 2012. The code descriptors are worded in a manner that distinguishes Lipodox and Doxil. As of July 1, 2012, HCPCS code J9001 will not be used for Medicare billing.

 

Q2048 – Doxil Injection 10MG

Q2409 – Imported Lipodox 10MG

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