HCPCS Code Details - G0121

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G0121
Description

Long description:
Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual not meeting criteria for high risk

Short description:
Colon ca scrn not hi rsk ind

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
ASC payment group code Effective Jul 01, 2001 - This procedure is approved to be performed in an ambulatory surgical center.
BETOS2 code I1D - Standard imaging - contrast gastrointestinal
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 2 - Surgery
Effective date Effective Jul 01, 2001
Date added Added Jan 01, 1998
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 G0104 · Colorectal cancer screening; flexible sigmoidoscopy

  • HCPCS G0105 · Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at high risk

  • HCPCS G0106 · Colorectal cancer screening; alternative to g0104, screening sigmoidoscopy, barium enema

  • HCPCS G0120 · Colorectal cancer screening; alternative to g0105, screening colonoscopy, barium enema.

  • HCPCS G0122 · Colorectal cancer screening; barium enema

  • HCPCS G0328 · Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous

  • HCPCS G0464 · Colorectal cancer screening; stool-based dna and fecal occult hemoglobin (e.g., kras, ndrg4 and bmp3)


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”