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 C - Change in long description of procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
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 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

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

  • HCPCS G8734 · Elder maltreatment screen documented as negative, no follow-up required

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

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


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”