HCPCS Code Details - G8941

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8941
Description

Long description:
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

Short description:
Eld maltreatment doc as pos

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 D - Discontinue procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2024
Date added Added Jan 01, 2013
Termination date Dec 31, 2023
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code G8941 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2024.

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 G8940 · Screening for depression documented as positive, a follow-up plan not completed, documented reason

  • HCPCS G8535 · Elder maltreatment screen not documented; documentation that patient is not eligible for the elder maltreatment screen at the time of the encounter related to one of the following reasons: (1) patient refuses to participate in the screening and has reasonable decisional capacity for self-protection, or (2) patient is in an urgent or emergent situation where time is of the essence and to delay treatment to perform the screening would jeopardize the patient's health status

  • HCPCS G8733 · Elder maltreatment screen documented as positive and a follow-up plan is documented

  • HCPCS G8734 · Elder maltreatment screen documented as negative, follow-up is not required

  • HCPCS G8735 · Elder maltreatment screen documented as positive, follow-up plan not documented, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8942 · Functional outcome assessment using a standardized tool is documented within the previous 30 days and a care plan, based on identified deficiencies is documented within two days of the functional outcome assessment


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”