HCPCS Code Details - G0166

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G0166
Description

Long description:
External counterpulsation, per treatment session

Short description:
Extrnl counterpulse, per tx

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 11 - Price established using national RVU's
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code P6C - Minor procedures - other (Medicare fee schedule)
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2000
Date added Jan 01, 2000
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 G0164 · Skilled services of a licensed nurse (lpn or rn), in the training and/or education of a patient or family member, in the home health or hospice setting, each 15 minutes

  • HCPCS G0168 · Wound closure utilizing tissue adhesive(s) only


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”