HCPCS Code Details - G0031

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G0031

Long description:
Palliative care services given to patient any time during the measurement period

Short description:
Pall serv during meas

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 00 - Physician Fee Schedule And Non-Physician Practitioners - Service not separately priced by part B (e.g., services not covered, bundled, used by Part A only, etc.)
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code Z2 - Undefined codes
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2022
Date added Added Jan 01, 2022
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 G0030 · Patient screened for tobacco use and received tobacco cessation intervention on the date of the encounter or within the previous 12 months (counseling, pharmacotherapy, or both), if identified as a tobacco user

  • HCPCS G9988 · Palliative care services provided to patient any time during the measurement period

  • HCPCS G9992 · Palliative care services used by patient any time during the measurement period

  • HCPCS G0032 · Two or more antipsychotic prescriptions ordered for patients who had a diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder on or between january 1 of the year prior to the measurement period and the index prescription start date (ipsd) for antipsychotics

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”