HCPCS Code Details - G0168

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G0168
Description

Long description:
Wound closure utilizing tissue adhesive(s) only

Short description:
Wound closure by adhesive

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 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 G0166 · External counterpulsation, per treatment session

  • HCPCS G0173 · Linear accelerator based stereotactic radiosurgery, complete course of therapy in one session


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”