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    Default Mirena IUD - is it a supply or a drug?

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    I'm in California and am wondering if the Mirena IUD is considered a drug or a supply/device. I was told by someone to code it as J7302 a supply but my supervisor is telling me it's a drug. Can anyone help???

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    The correct code for Mirena is J7302, it is a small piece of plastic (to me that is a supply) that is placed by a provider and it releases small amounts of hormones into the body.

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    Billings, Mt

    Default I Agree

    A Mirena IUD is a supply with a hormone in it. It is coded J7302

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    Greeley, Colorado


    J codes are "drugs administered other than oral method" per HCPCS. In this case you have the supply AND the drug combined.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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