HCPCS Code Details - G0443

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G0443
Description

Long description:
Brief face-to-face behavioral counseling for alcohol misuse, 15 minutes

Short description:
Brief alcohol misuse counsel

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 13 - Clinical Lab Fee Schedule - Price established by carriers (e.g., not otherwise classified, individual determination, carrier discretion)
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 N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Oct 14, 2011
Date added Added Oct 14, 2011
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 G0442 · Annual alcohol misuse screening, 15 minutes

  • HCPCS G0444 · Annual depression screening, 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”