HCPCS Code Details - G8696

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8696
Description

Long description:
Antithrombotic therapy prescribed at discharge

Short description:
Antithromb thx presc

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 D - Discontinue procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 2012
Termination date Dec 31, 2017
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code G8696 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2018.

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 G8694 · Left ventricular ejection fraction (lvef) < 40%

  • HCPCS G8697 · Antithrombotic therapy not prescribed for documented reasons (e.g., patient had stroke during hospital stay, patient expired during inpatient stay, other medical reason(s)); (e.g., patient left against medical advice, other patient reason(s))


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”