HCPCS Code P3001 - Screening pap smear by phys

Description Screening papanicolaou smear, cervical or vaginal, up to three smears, requiring interpretation by physician
BETOS Code T1G - Lab tests - other (Medicare fee schedule)
Action Code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of Service Code 5 - Diagnostic laboratory
Pricing Indicator Code 11 - Price established using national rvus
Multiple Pricing Indicator Code 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
Action Effective Date Jan 01, 2002
Code Date Added Jan 01, 1992

HCPCS Long Description:

Contains all text of procedure or modifier long descriptions.

As of 2013, this field contains the consumer friendly descriptions for the AMA CPT codes. The AMA owns the copyright on the CPT codes and descriptions; CPT codes and descriptions are not public property and must always be used in compliance with copyright law.

HCPCS Short Description:

Short descriptive text of procedure or modifier code (28 characters or less).

The AMA owns the copyright on the CPT codes and descriptions; CPT codes and descriptions are not public property and must always be used in compliance with copyright law.

HCPCS Pricing Indicator Code:

Code used to identify the appropriate methodology for developing unique pricing amounts under part B. A procedure may have one to four pricing codes.

HCPCS Multiple Pricing Indicator Code:

Code used to identify instances where a procedure could be priced under multiple methodologies.

HCPCS Coverage Code:

A code denoting Medicare coverage status.

HCPCS Action Code:

A code denoting the change made to a procedure or modifier code within the HCPCS system.

Effective Date:

Effective date of action to a procedure or modifier code

HCPCS Code Added Date:

The year the HCPCS code was added to the Healthcare common procedure coding system.

HCPCS Type Of Service Code:

The carrier assigned CMS type of service which describes the particular kind(s) of service represented by the procedure code.

HCPCS BETOS Code:

This field is valid beginning with 2003 data. The Berenson-Eggers Type of Service (BETOS) for the procedure code based on generally agreed upon clinically meaningful groupings of procedures and services.