HCPCS Code Details - G8967

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8967
Description

Long description:
Warfarin or another fda approved oral anticoagulant is prescribed

Short description:
Warf or other fda drug presc

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 G8966 · 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

  • HCPCS G8971 · Warfarin or another oral anticoagulant that is fda approved not prescribed, reason not given

  • HCPCS G9928 · Warfarin or another fda-approved anticoagulant not prescribed, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8968 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not prescribing warfarin or another fda-approved anticoagulant (e.g., atrial appendage device in place)


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”