HCPCS Code Details - G8477

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8477

Long description:
Most recent blood pressure has a systolic measurement of >= 140 mmhg and/or a diastolic measurement of >= 90 mmhg

Short description:
Bp sys>=140 and/or dias >=90

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, 2015
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 G8476 · Most recent blood pressure has a systolic measurement of < 140 mmhg and a diastolic measurement of < 90 mmhg

  • HCPCS G8886 · Most recent blood pressure under control

  • HCPCS G8888 · Most recent blood pressure not under control, results documented and reviewed

  • HCPCS G8478 · Blood pressure measurement not performed or documented, reason not 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”