HCPCS Code Details - G8966

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8966
Description

Long description:
Cardiac stress imaging test performed on symptomatic or higher than low chd risk patient or for any reason other than initial detection and risk assessment

Short description:
Csit perf sx or high chd rsk

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, 2013
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 G8961 · Cardiac stress imaging test primarily performed on low-risk surgery patient for preoperative evaluation within 30 days preceding this surgery

  • HCPCS G8962 · Cardiac stress imaging test performed on patient for any reason including those who did not have low risk surgery or test that was performed more than 30 days preceding low risk surgery

  • HCPCS G8963 · Cardiac stress imaging performed primarily for monitoring of asymptomatic patient who had pci within 2 years

  • HCPCS G8964 · Cardiac stress imaging test performed primarily for any other reason than monitoring of asymptomatic patient who had pci within 2 years (e.g., symptomatic patient, patient greater than 2 years since pci, initial evaluation, etc)

  • HCPCS G8965 · Cardiac stress imaging test primarily performed on low chd risk patient for initial detection and risk assessment

  • HCPCS G8967 · Warfarin or another fda approved oral anticoagulant is prescribed


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”