HCPCS J0897 | Description & Billing Guidelines

J0897 can be billed for an injection of one milligram of Denosumab, which helps to protect healthy cells from damage in the body.

What Is J0897?

Denosumab works to protect healthy cells from damage in the body. One unit of HCPCS code J0897 represents 1 mg of denosumab. The route of administration is subcutaneous, which is an injection under the skin.  

What Is Denosumab?

Denosumab is a monoclonal antibody that providers use to prevent bone fractures. 

Typical conditions for which patients may receive denosumab include skeletal conditions associated with bone tumors, giant cell bone tumors, and postmenopausal osteoporosis.


HCPCS officially describes J0897 as: “Injection, denosumab, 1 mg”.

Billing Guidelines

Report J0893 code for 1 mg of Denosumab. J0897 represents only the drug Denosumab and not its administration.

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