HCPCS Code Details - S3844

HCPCS Level II Code
Commercial Payers (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code S3844
Description

Long description:
Dna analysis of the connexin 26 gene (gjb2) for susceptibility to congenital, profound deafness

Short description:
Dna analysis deafness

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 00 - Physician Fee Schedule And Non-Physician Practitioners - Service not separately priced by part B (e.g., services not covered, bundled, used by Part A only, etc.)
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Coverage code I - Not payable by Medicare
BETOS2 code Z2 - Undefined codes
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Jul 01, 2003
Date added Added Jul 01, 2003
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 S3842 · Genetic testing for von hippel-lindau disease

  • HCPCS S3845 · Genetic testing for alpha-thalassemia


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”