HCPCS Code Details - P3001

HCPCS Level II Code
Pathology and Laboratory Services
HCPCS Code P3001

Long description:
Screening papanicolaou smear, cervical or vaginal, up to three smears, requiring interpretation by physician

Short description:
Screening pap smear by phys

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 11 - Price established using national RVU's
Multiple pricing indicator C - Physician interpretation of clinical lab service is priced under physician fee schedule using RVU's, while pricing of lab service is paid under clinical lab fee schedule
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code T1G - Lab tests - other (Medicare fee schedule)
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 5 - Diagnostic laboratory
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2002
Date added Added Jan 01, 1992
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 P3000 · Screening papanicolaou smear, cervical or vaginal, up to three smears, by technician under physician supervision

  • HCPCS P7001 · Culture, bacterial, urine; quantitative, sensitivity study

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”