HCPCS Code Details - G2170

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G2170

Long description:
Percutaneous arteriovenous fistula creation (avf), direct, any site, by tissue approximation using thermal resistance energy, and secondary procedures to redirect blood flow (e.g., transluminal balloon angioplasty, coil embolization) when performed, and includes all imaging and radiologic guidance, supervision and interpretation, when performed

Short description:
Avf by tissue w thermal e

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 P1G - Major procedure - Other
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 2 - Surgery
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2023
Date added Added Jul 01, 2020
Termination date Dec 31, 2022
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 G2169 · Services performed by an occupational therapist assistant in the home health setting in the delivery of a safe and effective occupational therapy maintenance program, each 15 minutes

  • HCPCS G2171 · Percutaneous arteriovenous fistula creation (avf), direct, any site, using magnetic-guided arterial and venous catheters and radiofrequency energy, including flow-directing procedures (e.g., vascular coil embolization with radiologic supervision and interpretation, wen performed) and fistulogram(s), angiography, enography, and/or ultrasound, with radiologic supervision and interpretation, when performed

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”