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    I work in a hospital where I input charges into the Charge Master.
    I have a drug to enter that is Paricalcitol 5mcg. In the HCPCS level 11 book there is a J code for J2501 for Paricalcitol per unit of 1 mcg. How do I adjust the code to reflect the 5mcg. The system does not allow for qty of 5.

    In general how does one code for drugs that have a higher quantity that is listed in the HCPCS level 11 book.

    All responses greatly apprecitated.


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    Isn't J2500 for Paricalcitol, 5mcg's?
    Sylvia Thompson, CPC
    Billing Supervisor
    San Diego, CA

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