HCPCS Code Details - G8564

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8564
Description

Long description:
Patient was referred to a physician (preferably a physician with training in disorders of the ear) for an otologic evaluation, reason not specified)

Short description:
Pt ref oto eval

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, 2010
Date added Added Jan 01, 2010
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 G8563 · Patient not referred to a physician (preferably a physician with training in disorders of the ear) for an otologic evaluation, reason not given

  • HCPCS G9524 · Patient was referred to hospice care

  • HCPCS G9968 · Patient was referred to another provider or specialist during the performance period

  • HCPCS G8565 · Verification and documentation of sudden or rapidly progressive hearing loss


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”