HCPCS Code Details - G2181

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G2181

Long description:
Bmi not documented due to medical reason or patient refusal of height or weight measurement

Short description:
Bmi not doc medrsn ptref

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

  • HCPCS G8421 · Bmi not documented and no reason is given

  • HCPCS G8422 · Bmi not documented, documentation the patient is not eligible for bmi calculation

  • HCPCS G2182 · Patient receiving first-time biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug therapy

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”