HCPCS Code Details - S3846

HCPCS Level II Code
Commercial Payers (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code S3846
Description

Long description:
Genetic testing for hemoglobin e beta-thalassemia

Short description:
Gene test beta-thalassemia

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 S3800 · Genetic testing for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als)

  • HCPCS S3841 · Genetic testing for retinoblastoma

  • HCPCS S3842 · Genetic testing for von hippel-lindau disease

  • HCPCS S3845 · Genetic testing for alpha-thalassemia

  • HCPCS S3849 · Genetic testing for niemann-pick disease

  • HCPCS S3850 · Genetic testing for sickle cell anemia

  • HCPCS S3853 · Genetic testing for myotonic muscular dystrophy

  • HCPCS S3855 · Genetic testing for detection of mutations in the presenilin - 1 gene


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”