HCPCS Code Details - G8768

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8768
Description

Long description:
Documentation of medical reason(s) for not performing lipid profile (e.g., patients with palliative goals or for whom treatment of hypertension with standard treatment goals is not clinically appropriate)

Short description:
Doc med reas no lipid profle

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, 2015
Date added Added Jan 01, 2012
Termination date Dec 31, 2014
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 G8767 · Lipid panel results documented and reviewed (must include total cholesterol, hdl-c, triglycerides and calculated ldl-c)

  • HCPCS G8705 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not performing a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ecg)

  • HCPCS G8722 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not including the pt category, the pn category or the histologic grade in the pathology report (e.g., re-excision without residual tumor; non-carcinomasanal canal)

  • HCPCS G8772 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not performing urine protein test (e.g., patients with palliative goals or for whom treatment of hypertension with standard treatment goals is not cllinically appropriate)

  • HCPCS G8775 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not performing serum creatinine test (e.g., patients with palliative goals or for whom treatment of hypertension with standard treatment goals is not clinically appropriate)

  • HCPCS G8778 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not performing diabetes screening test (e.g., patients with a diagnosis of diabetes, or with palliative goals or for whom treatment of hypertension with standard treatment goals is not clinically appropriate)

  • HCPCS G8781 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for patient not receiving counseling for diet and physical activity (e.g., patients with palliative goals or for whom treatment of hypertension with standard treatment goals is not clinically appropriate)

  • HCPCS G8865 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not administering or previously receiving pneumococcal vaccine (e.g., patient allergic reaction, potential adverse drug reaction)

  • HCPCS G8887 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for most recent blood pressure not being under control (e.g., patients with palliative goals or for whom treatment of hypertension with standard treatment goals is not clinically appropriate)

  • HCPCS G8891 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for most recent ldl-c not under control (e.g., patients with palliative goals for whom treatment of hypertension with standard treatment goals is not clinically appropriate)

  • HCPCS G8892 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not performing ldl-c test (e.g. patients with palliative goals or for whom treatment of hypertension with standard treatment goals is not clinically appropriate)

  • HCPCS G8769 · Lipid profile not performed, 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”