HCPCS Code Details - G8924

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8924
Description

Long description:
Spirometry test results demonstrate fev1/fvc < 70%, fev1 < 60% predicted and patient has copd symptoms (e.g., dyspnea, cough/sputum, wheezing)

Short description:
Spir fev1/fvc<70%,fev<60%

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, 2021
Date added Added Jan 01, 2013
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 G8923 · Left ventricular ejection fraction (lvef) < 40% or documentation of moderately or severely depressed left ventricular systolic function

  • HCPCS G8925 · Spirometry test results demonstrate fev1 >= 60% fev1/fvc >= 70%, predicted or patient does not have copd symptoms


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”