HCPCS Code Details - G2179

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G2179
Description

Long description:
Clinician documented that patient had medical reason for not performing lower extremity neurological exam

Short description:
Med doc rsn no low ex

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, 2021
Date added Added Jan 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 G2178 · Clinician documented that patient was not an eligible candidate for lower extremity neurological exam measure, for example patient bilateral amputee; patient has condition that would not allow them to accurately respond to a neurological exam (dementia, alzheimer's, etc.); patient has previously documented diabetic peripheral neuropathy with loss of protective sensation

  • HCPCS G2180 · Clinician documented that patient was not an eligible candidate for evaluation of footwear as patient is bilateral lower extremity amputee

  • HCPCS G8128 · Clinician documented that patient was not an eligible candidate for antidepressant medication during the entire 12 week acute treatment phase measure

  • HCPCS G8401 · Clinician documented that patient was not an eligible candidate for screening

  • HCPCS G8406 · Clinician documented that patient was not an eligible candidate for lower extremity neurological exam measure

  • HCPCS G8416 · Clinician documented that patient was not an eligible candidate for footwear evaluation measure

  • HCPCS G8458 · Clinician documented that patient is not an eligible candidate for genotype testing; patient not receiving antiviral treatment for hepatitis c during the measurement period (e.g. genotype test done prior to the reporting period, patient declines, patient not a candidate for antiviral treatment)

  • HCPCS G8460 · Clinician documented that patient is not an eligible candidate for quantitative rna testing at week 12; patient not receiving antiviral treatment for hepatitis c

  • HCPCS G8464 · Clinician documented that prostate cancer patient is not an eligible candidate for adjuvant hormonal therapy; low or intermediate risk of recurrence or risk of recurrence not determined

  • HCPCS G8531 · Clinician documented that patient was not an eligible candidate for autogenous av fistula


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”