HCPCS Code Details - G8749

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8749
Description

Long description:
Absence of signs of melanoma (tenderness, jaundice, localized neurologic signs such as weakness, or any other sign suggesting systemic spread) or absence of symptoms of melanoma (cough, dyspnea, pain, paresthesia, or any other symptom suggesting the possibility of systemic spread of melanoma)

Short description:
No signs melanoma

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 C - Change in long description of procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2019
Date added Added Jan 01, 2012
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 G8740 · Left ventricular ejection fraction (lvef) not performed or assessed, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8751 · Smoking status and exposure to second hand smoke in the home not assessed, 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”