HCPCS Code Details - G2078

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G2078
Description

Long description:
Take-home supply of methadone; up to 7 additional day supply (provision of the services by a medicare-enrolled opioid treatment program); list separately in addition to code for primary procedure

Short description:
Take-home meth

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 M5D - Specialist - other
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2020
Date added Added Jan 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 G2077 · Periodic assessment; assessing periodically by qualified personnel to determine the most appropriate combination of services and treatment (provision of the services by a medicare-enrolled opioid treatment program); list separately in addition to code for primary procedure

  • HCPCS G2079 · Take-home supply of buprenorphine (oral); up to 7 additional day supply (provision of the services by a medicare-enrolled opioid treatment program); list separately in addition to code for primary procedure


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”