HCPCS Code Details - Q0083

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q0083
Description

Long description:
Chemotherapy administration by other than infusion technique only (e.g., subcutaneous, intramuscular, push), per visit

Short description:
Chemo by other than infusion

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 O1D - Chemotherapy
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 1996
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 Q0081 · Infusion therapy, using other than chemotherapeutic drugs, per visit

  • HCPCS Q0084 · Chemotherapy administration by infusion technique only, per visit

  • HCPCS Q0085 · Chemotherapy administration by both infusion technique and other technique(s) (e.g., subcutaneous, intramuscular, push), per visit


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”