HCPCS Code Details - G8818

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8818
Description

Long description:
Patient discharge to home no later than post-operative day #7

Short description:
Pt disch to home by day#7

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, 2012
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 G8817 · Statin therapy not prescribed at discharge, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8826 · Patient discharge to home no later than post-operative day #2 following evar

  • HCPCS G9601 · Patient discharge to home no later than post-operative day #7

  • HCPCS G8825 · Patient not discharged to home by post-operative day #7


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”