HCPCS Code Details - G8633

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8633
Description

Long description:
Pharmacologic therapy (other than minierals/vitamins) for osteoporosis prescribed

Short description:
Pharm ther osteo rx

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 M5B - Specialist - psychiatry
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2011
Date added Added Jan 01, 2011
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 G8632 · Prophylactic parenteral antibiotics were not ordered to be given or given within one hour (if fluoroquinolone or vancomycin, two hours) prior to the surgical incision (or start of procedure when no incision is required), reason not given

  • HCPCS G8634 · Clinician documented patient not an eligible candidate to receive pharmacologic therapy for osteoporosis


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”