Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes1
CPT codes are used to classify most medical procedures done in an HCP's office
They fall into 3 categories and may contain modifiers for increased specificity
The following CPT codes are commonly used to identify infused or injected drugs2,3
A controlled method of administering a substance (drugs, fluids, nutrients, etc) continuously over an extended period of time.
Insertion of a drug, substance, or solution into the body part (eg, subcutaneous tissue, muscle, vascular tree, or an organ).
Therapeutic, prophylactic, and diagnostic injections and infusions (excludes chemotherapy and other highly complex drug or highly complex biologic agent administration)
Chemotherapy administration and other highly complex drug or highly complex biologic agent administration
Codes are subject to change. Verify current coding prior to any claim submission.
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AAPC Coder. Accessed June 21, 2020. https://www.aapc.com/resources/medical-coding/cpt.aspx
2. UHC Oxford. Accessed June 21, 2020.
https://www.oxhp.com/secure/policy/injection_and_infusion_services_policy.pdf 3. AAPC Coder. Accessed June 21, 2020. https://coder.aapc.com/cpt-codes-range/2854