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Moderate to Severe Persistent
|493.00||Extrinsic asthma, unspecified†|
|493.20||Chronic obstructive asthma, unspecified†|
Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria
|708.8||Other specified urticaria†|
|50242-040-62||50242-0040-62||150-mg single-use vial|
|Drug: HCPCS2§||J2357||Injection, omalizumab, 5 mg|
|Select Procedures, Services and Supplies: CPT||||96372||Therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic injection (specify substance or drug); subcutaneous or intramuscular¶|
|96401||Chemotherapy administration, subcutaneous or intramuscular; non-hormonal anti-neoplastic#|
|*||International Classification of Diseases—9th revision—Clinical Modification.|
|†||This description corresponds to the ICD-9 codes as determined by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Please refer to the XOLAIR indications below.|
|‡||National Drug Code.|
|§||Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System.|
|||||Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®).|
|¶||XOLAIR is for subcutaneous use. Please refer to the XOLAIR indications below.|
|#||XOLAIR is not an anti-neoplastic agent. Please refer to the XOLAIR indications below.|
National Center for Health Statistics and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision. Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM), 6th edition. Hyattsville, MD: US Dept of Health and Human Services; 2011.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 2013 table of drugs. http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/HCPCSReleaseCodeSets/Downloads/DRUG2013.pdf. Accessed December 4, 2013.
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