HCPCS Code Details - Q0091

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q0091
Description

Long description:
Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and conveyance of cervical or vaginal smear to laboratory

Short description:
Obtaining screen pap smear

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 11 - Price established using national RVU's
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code P6C - Minor procedures - other (Medicare fee schedule)
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jul 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 Q0090 · Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine contraceptive system, (skyla), 13.5 mg

  • HCPCS Q0092 · Set-up portable x-ray equipment


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”