HCPCS Code Details - G8420

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8420
Description

Long description:
Bmi is documented within normal parameters and no follow-up plan is required

Short description:
Calc bmi norm parameters

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 M5D - Specialist - other
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2014
Date added Added Jan 01, 2008
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 G8419 · Bmi documented outside normal parameters, no follow-up plan documented, no reason given

  • HCPCS G8417 · Bmi is documented above normal parameters and a follow-up plan is documented

  • HCPCS G8418 · Bmi is documented below normal parameters and a follow-up plan is documented

  • HCPCS G8938 · Bmi is documented as being outside of normal parameters, follow-up plan is not documented, documentation the patient is not eligible

  • HCPCS G9716 · Bmi is documented as being outside of normal parameters, follow-up plan is not completed for documented reason

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


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”