HCPCS Code Details - G6001

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G6001
Description

Long description:
Ultrasonic guidance for placement of radiation therapy fields

Short description:
Echo guidance radiotherapy

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 D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code I3F - Echography/ultrasonography - other
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 6 - Therapeutic radiology
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2015
Date added Added Jan 01, 2015
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 G3001 · Administration and supply of tositumomab, 450 mg

  • HCPCS G6002 · Stereoscopic x-ray guidance for localization of target volume for the delivery of radiation therapy


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”