CPT J1170

How to get paid for Hydromorphone (Dilaudid) injection J1170 ?


The following information is for CPT J1170. To submit claims for hydromorphone for implantable pump use, providers must submit the invoice with the total units used to fill the pump.

For paper claim submissions, enter ‘compound prescription, invoice attached’ in Item 19 and include a copy of the pharmacy invoice.


For electronic claim submission, enter ‘fax’ in the narrative field and include a copy of the pharmacy invoice with the appropriate cover sheet.

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