HCPCS Code Details - G8731

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8731
Description

Long description:
Pain assessment using a standardized tool is documented as negative, no follow-up plan required

Short description:
Pain neg no plan

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, 2021
Date added Added Jan 01, 2012
Termination date Dec 31, 2020
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code G8731 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2021.

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 G8730 · Pain assessment documented as positive using a standardized tool and a follow-up plan is documented

  • HCPCS G8732 · No documentation of pain assessment, 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”