What is CPT code J0690?

J0690 Injection, cefazolin sodium, 500 mg.

What is J0690 used for?

Injection, cefazolin sodium, 500 mg

Short Description Cefazolin sodium injection
HCPCS Code Added Date January 01, 1982
HCPCS Pricing Indicator Code 51 = Drugs
HCPCS Multiple Pricing Indicator Code A = Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
HCPCS Medicare Carriers Manual Reference Section Number 2049

What is the brand name for cefazolin?

This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Cefazolin is available under the following different brand names: Kefzol and Ancef.

What is CPT J1100?

HCPCS code J1100 for Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1 mg as maintained by CMS falls under Drugs, Administered by Injection .

What is J code J3490?

Meloxicam Injection, for Intravenous Use (Anjeso™) HCPCS Code J3490: Billing Guidelines. Recommended Dose: 30 mg once daily, administered by intravenous bolus injection over 15 seconds.

What is J1170?

HCPCS code J1170 for Injection, hydromorphone, up to 4 mg as maintained by CMS falls under Drugs, Administered by Injection .

What are the side effects of cefazolin?

Cefazolin injection may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

  • genital itching.
  • white patches in mouth.
  • loss of appetite.
  • heartburn.
  • gas.
  • nausea.
  • vomiting.
  • diarrhea.

Who should not use cefazolin?

You should not use cefazolin if you have ever had a severe allergic reaction to any type of cephalosporin antibiotic (Omnicef, Keflex, and others).

What bacteria does Ancef cover?

Staphylococcus epidermidis. Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus pneumoniae and other strains of streptococci.

How is J1100 billed?

J1100 or dexamethasone phosphate – a unit is 1mg. The bottle typically says 4mg/ml. So, if you inject 0.25cc you are injecting one unit; 0.5cc=2 units; 0.75cc=3 units; and 1.0cc=4 units. It’s costing you money to inject the product.

How are J codes reimbursed?

“By having a J-code, that streamlines the process. You can use one code across all payers for reimbursement,” she said. Reimbursement is separate from the procedure and does not affect the physician’s or the ASC’s reimbursement. “In fact, ASCs and hospitals can be reimbursed above the cost of the product,” she said.

How are J codes used?

J codes are a subset of the HCPCS Level II code set used to primarily identify injectable drugs. A J code may cover the supply, injection or infusion of a drug or biological.