HCPCS Code Details - G8972

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8972
Description

Long description:
One or more high risk factors for thromboembolism or more than one moderate risk factor for thromboembolism

Short description:
1>=risk or>= mod risk for te

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, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 2013
Termination date Dec 31, 2017
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code G8972 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2018.

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

  • HCPCS G8947 · One or more neuropsychiatric symptoms

  • HCPCS G8973 · Most recent hemoglobin (hgb) level < 10 g/dl


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”