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dexamethasone oral coding and administration

Mohamed Posted Thu 05th of March, 2015 05:17:55 AM

How to code for medicine and administration of
dexamethasone oral dose
NDC 0054-3176-44 ORAL DOSE 1ML
Thanks

SuperCoder Answered Fri 06th of March, 2015 23:44:32 PM

Thanks for your question. The HCPCS code that you should bill is J8540; Dexamethasone, oral, 0.25 mg. If you have only provided a tablet you would not bill an administration code. Hope this helps.

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