HCPCS Code Details - G2023

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G2023
Description

Long description:
Specimen collection for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (sars-cov-2) (coronavirus disease [covid-19]), any specimen source

Short description:
Specimen collect covid-19

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 C - Carrier judgment
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 Mar 01, 2020
Date added Added Mar 01, 2020
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 G2022 · A model participant (ambulance supplier/provider), the beneficiary refuses services covered under the model (transport to an alternate destination/treatment in place)

  • HCPCS G2024 · Specimen collection for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (sars-cov-2) (coronavirus disease [covid-19]) from an individual in a snf or by a laboratory on behalf of a hha, any specimen source


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”