HCPCS Code Details - G8976

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G8976

Long description:
Most recent hemoglobin (hgb) level >= 10 g/dl

Short description:
Hgb >= 10 g/dl

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, 2021
Date added Added Jan 01, 2013
Termination date Dec 31, 2020
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 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)

  • HCPCS G0908 · Most recent hemoglobin (hgb) level > 12.0 g/dl

  • HCPCS G0910 · Most recent hemoglobin level <= 12.0 g/dl

  • HCPCS G2089 · Most recent hemoglobin a1c (hba1c) level 7.0 to 9.0%

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

  • HCPCS M1211 · Most recent hemoglobin a1c level > 9.0%

  • HCPCS G8977 · I intend to report the oncology measures group

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”