HCPCS Code Details - G0156

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G0156
Description

Long description:
Services of home health/hospice aide in home health or hospice settings, each 15 minutes

Short description:
Hhcp-svs of aide,ea 15 min

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 00 - Physician Fee Schedule And Non-Physician Practitioners - Service not separately priced by part B (e.g., services not covered, bundled, used by Part A only, etc.)
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code Y2 - Other - non-Medicare fee schedule
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2010
Date added Jul 01, 1999
HCPCS Coding Procedures

HCPCS Modifiers

In HCPCS Level II, modifiers are composed of two alpha or alphanumeric characters.

Example: E0260-NU - Hospital bed, semi-electric (head and foot adjustment), with any type side rails, with mattress
NU” identifies the hospital bed as new equipment

See also

  • HCPCS G0155 · Services of clinical social worker in home health or hospice settings, each 15 minutes

  • HCPCS G0157 · Services performed by a qualified physical therapist assistant in the home health or hospice setting, each 15 minutes


1 Two-digit numeric codes are Level I code modifiers copyrighted© by the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).

2 BETOS stands for “Berenson-Eggers Type Of Service”