HCPCS Code Details - C9777

HCPCS Level II Code
Temporary Codes for Use with Outpatient Prospective Payment System
HCPCS Code C9777
Description

Long description:
Esophageal mucosal integrity testing by electrical impedance, transoral (list separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

Short description:
Esophag mucosal integ add-on

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 53 - Statute
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Statute number 1833(t)
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code P8B - Endoscopy - upper gastrointestinal
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 2 - Surgery
Effective date Effective Apr 01, 2021
Date added Added Apr 01, 2021
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 C9776 · Intraoperative near-infrared fluorescence imaging of major extra-hepatic bile duct(s) (e.g., cystic duct, common bile duct and common hepatic duct) with intravenous administration of indocyanine green (icg) (list separately in addition to code for primary procedure)

  • HCPCS C9778 · Colpopexy, vaginal; minimally invasive extra-peritoneal approach (sacrospinous)


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”