HCPCS Code Details - G0316

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G0316
Description

Long description:
Prolonged hospital inpatient or observation care evaluation and management service(s) beyond the total time for the primary service (when the primary service has been selected using time on the date of the primary service); each additional 15 minutes by the physician or qualified healthcare professional, with or without direct patient contact (list separately in addition to cpt codes 99223, 99233, and 99236 for hospital inpatient or observation care evaluation and management services). (do not report g0316 on the same date of service as other prolonged services for evaluation and management 99358, 99359, 99418, 99415, 99416). (do not report g0316 for any time unit less than 15 minutes)

Short description:
Prolong inpt eval add15 m

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 11 - Price established using national RVU's
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code Y1 - Other - Medicare fee schedule
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2023
Date added Added Jan 01, 2023
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 G0315 · Immunization counseling by a physician or other qualified health care professional for covid-19, ages under 21, 5-15 mins time (this code is used for the medicaid early and periodic screening, diagnostic, and treatment benefit (epsdt)

  • HCPCS G0317 · Prolonged nursing facility evaluation and management service(s) beyond the total time for the primary service (when the primary service has been selected using time on the date of the primary service); each additional 15 minutes by the physician or qualified healthcare professional, with or without direct patient contact (list separately in addition to cpt codes 99306, 99310 for nursing facility evaluation and management services). (do not report g0317 on the same date of service as other prolonged services for evaluation and management 99358, 99359, 99418). (do not report g0317 for any time unit less than 15 minutes)


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”