HCPCS Code Details - G0517

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G0517
Description

Long description:
Removal of non-biodegradable drug delivery implants, 4 or more (services for subdermal implants)

Short description:
Remove drug implant

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 13 - Clinical Lab Fee Schedule - Price established by carriers (e.g., not otherwise classified, individual determination, carrier discretion)
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code P6C - Minor procedures - other (Medicare fee schedule)
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 2018
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 G0516 · Insertion of non-biodegradable drug delivery implants, 4 or more (services for subdermal rod implant)

  • HCPCS G0518 · Removal with reinsertion, non-biodegradable drug delivery implants, 4 or more (services for subdermal implants)


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”