HCPCS Code Details - G8974

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8974
Description

Long description:
Hemoglobin level measurement not documented, reason not given

Short description:
Hgb not doc rns not gvn

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, 2021
Date added Added Jan 01, 2013
Termination date Dec 31, 2020
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code G8974 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2021.

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

  • HCPCS G0909 · Hemoglobin level measurement not documented, reason not given

  • HCPCS G8975 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for patient having a hemoglobin level < 10 g/dl (e.g., patients who have non-renal etiologies of anemia [e.g., sickle cell anemia or other hemoglobinopathies, hypersplenism, primary bone marrow disease, anemia related to chemotherapy for diagnosis of malignancy, postoperative bleeding, active bloodstream or peritoneal infection], other medical reasons)


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”