HCPCS Code Details - G0173

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G0173
Description

Long description:
Linear accelerator based stereotactic radiosurgery, complete course of therapy in one session

Short description:
Linear acc stereo radsur com

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 D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code P5E - Ambulatory procedures - other
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 2 - Surgery
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2015
Date added Aug 01, 2000
Termination date Dec 31, 2014
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 G0168 · Wound closure utilizing tissue adhesive(s) only

  • HCPCS G0251 · Linear accelerator based stereotactic radiosurgery, delivery including collimator changes and custom plugging, fractionated treatment, all lesions, per session, maximum five sessions per course of treatment

  • HCPCS G0175 · Scheduled interdisciplinary team conference (minimum of three exclusive of patient care nursing staff) with patient present


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”