HCPCS Code Details - P2038

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Pathology and Laboratory Services
HCPCS Code P2038
Description

Long description:
Mucoprotein, blood (seromucoid) (medical necessity procedure)

Short description:
Blood mucoprotein

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 21 - Price subject to national limitation amount
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code T1H - Lab tests - other (non-Medicare fee schedule)
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 5 - Diagnostic laboratory
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 1993
Date added Jan 01, 1986
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 P2033 · Thymol turbidity, blood

  • HCPCS P3000 · Screening papanicolaou smear, cervical or vaginal, up to three smears, by technician under physician supervision


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”