HCPCS H0028 | Description & Billing Guidelines
H0028 can be reported for services that identify alcohol, drug, or tobacco users and help them with education or treatments.
What Is H0028?
HCPCS code H0028 can be reported for alcohol or/and drug prevention problem, identification and referral services.
An alcohol or drug prevention problem identification and referral service identifies those who engage in a prohibited and improper use of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco and educates them on treatment options or help.
The service described by H0028 does not assess the individual to see if he needs help.
The official description of HCPCS code H0028 can be found below.
Short Description: “Alcohol and/or drug preventi.”
Long Description: “Alcohol and/or drug prevention problem identification and referral service (e.g., student assistance and employee assistance programs), does not include assessment.“
Code Added: January 01, 2001
Last Changed: January 01, 2001
HCPCS code H0028 is not payable by Medicare. Make sure to bill an assessment separately since it is not included in this code.