HCPCS Code Details - G2139

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G2139
Description

Long description:
Back pain measured by the visual analog scale (vas) pain at one year (9 to 15 months) postoperatively was greater than 3.0 and back pain measured by the visual analog scale (vas) within three months preoperatively and at one year (9 to 15 months) postoperatively demonstrated a change of less than 5.0

Short description:
Bk pain vas 9-20mo > 3

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 A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2020
Date added Added Jan 01, 2020
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 G2138 · Back pain as measured by the visual analog scale (vas) at one year (9 to 15 months) postoperatively was less than or equal to 3.0 or back pain measured by the visual analog scale (vas) within three months preoperatively and at one year (9 to 15 months) postoperatively demonstrated a change of 5.0 points or greater

  • HCPCS G2136 · Back pain measured by the visual analog scale (vas) at three months (6 ? 20 weeks) postoperatively was less than or equal to 3.0 or back pain measured by the visual analog scale (vas) within three months preoperatively and at three months (6 ? 20 weeks) postoperatively demonstrated an improvement of 5.0 points or greater

  • HCPCS G2137 · Back pain measured by the visual analog scale (vas) at three months (6 ? 20 weeks) postoperatively was greater than 3.0 and back pain measured by the visual analog scale (vas) within three months preoperatively and at three months (6 ? 20 weeks) postoperatively demonstrated a change of less than an improvement of 5.0 points

  • HCPCS G2140 · Leg pain measured by the visual analog scale (vas) at three months (6 ? 20 weeks) postoperatively was less than or equal to 3.0 or leg pain measured by the visual analog scale (vas) within three months preoperatively and at three months (6 - 20 weeks) postoperatively demonstrated an improvement of 5.0 points or greater


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”