HCPCS Code Details - G8845

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8845

Long description:
Positive airway pressure therapy prescribed

Short description:
Pos airway press prescribed

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 G8844 · Apnea hypopnea index (ahi), respiratory disturbance index (rdi), or respiratory event index (rei) not documented or measured within 2 months of initial evaluation for suspected obstructive sleep apnea, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8850 · Positive airway pressure therapy not prescribed, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8852 · Positive airway pressure therapy was prescribed

  • HCPCS G8853 · Positive airway pressure therapy not prescribed

  • HCPCS G8846 · Moderate or severe obstructive sleep apnea (apnea hypopnea index (ahi) or respiratory disturbance index (rdi) of 15 or greater)

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”