HCPCS Code Details - H0048

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Services / Rehabilitative Services
HCPCS Code H0048
Description

Long description:
Alcohol and/or other drug testing: collection and handling only, specimens other than blood

Short description:
Spec coll non-blood:a/d test

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 I - Not payable by Medicare
BETOS2 code Z2 - Undefined codes
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2003
Date added Jan 01, 2003
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 H0047 · Alcohol and/or other drug abuse services, not otherwise specified

  • HCPCS H2035 · Alcohol and/or other drug treatment program, per hour

  • HCPCS H2036 · Alcohol and/or other drug treatment program, per diem

  • HCPCS H0049 · Alcohol and/or drug screening


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”