HCPCS Code Details - U0001

HCPCS Level II Code
Codes for Coronavirus Lab Tests
HCPCS Code U0001
Description

Long description:
CDC 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-NCOV) real-time RT-PCR diagnostic panel

Short description:
2019-ncov diagnostic p

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code - n/a
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service - n/a
Effective date Effective Apr 01, 2020
Date added Added Apr 01, 2020
Notes Additional Code for Coronavirus Lab Tests
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 U0002 · 2019-ncov coronavirus, SARS-COV-2/2019-ncov (covid-19), any technique, multiple types or subtypes (includes all targets), non-CDC


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”