HCPCS Code Details - U0001

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

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 22 - Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics - Price established by carriers (e.g., gap-fills, carrier established panels)
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code T1H - Lab tests - other (non-Medicare fee schedule)
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 5 - Diagnostic laboratory
Effective date Effective Feb 04, 2020
Date added Added Feb 04, 2020
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”