HCPCS Code Details - G8536

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8536

Long description:
No documentation of an elder maltreatment screen, reason not given

Short description:
No doc elder mal scrn

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, 2013
Date added Added Jan 01, 2009
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 G8535 · Elder maltreatment screen not documented; documentation that patient is not eligible for the elder maltreatment screen at the time of the encounter related to one of the following reasons: (1) patient refuses to participate in the screening and has reasonable decisional capacity for self-protection, or (2) patient is in an urgent or emergent situation where time is of the essence and to delay treatment to perform the screening would jeopardize the patient's health status

  • HCPCS G0922 · No documentation of disease type, anatomic location, and activity, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8732 · No documentation of pain assessment, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8756 · No documentation of blood pressure measurement, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8889 · No documentation of blood pressure measurement, reason not given

  • HCPCS G9360 · No documentation of negative or managed positive tb screen

  • HCPCS G9579 · No documentation of signed an opioid treatment agreement at least once during opioid therapy

  • HCPCS G9821 · No documentation of a chlamydia screening test with proper follow-up

  • HCPCS G8539 · Functional outcome assessment documented as positive using a standardized tool and a care plan based on identified deficiencies is documented within two days of the functional outcome assessment

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”