HCPCS Code Details - P3000

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Pathology and Laboratory Services
HCPCS Code P3000
Description

Long description:
Screening papanicolaou smear, cervical or vaginal, up to three smears, by technician under physician supervision

Short description:
Screen pap by tech w md supv

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, 1995
Date added Jan 01, 1992
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 P2038 · Mucoprotein, blood (seromucoid) (medical necessity procedure)

  • HCPCS P3001 · Screening papanicolaou smear, cervical or vaginal, up to three smears, requiring interpretation by physician


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”