HCPCS Code Details - G8940

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8940
Description

Long description:
Screening for depression documented as positive, a follow-up plan not completed, documented reason

Short description:
Scr dep pos, no plan done

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, 2017
Date added Added Jan 01, 2013
Termination date Dec 31, 2016
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 G8939 · Pain assessment documented as positive, follow-up plan not documented, documentation the patient is not eligible at the time of the encounter

  • HCPCS G8431 · Screening for depression is documented as being positive and a follow-up plan is documented

  • HCPCS G8433 · Screening for depression not completed, documented reason

  • HCPCS G8510 · Screening for depression is documented as negative, a follow-up plan is not required

  • HCPCS G8511 · Screening for depression documented as positive, follow-up plan not documented, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8941 · Elder maltreatment screen documented as positive, follow-up plan not documented, documentation the patient is not eligible for follow-up plan at the time of the encounter


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”