HCPCS Code Details - G9238

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9238

Long description:
I intend to report the optimizing patient exposure to ionizing radiation measures group

Short description:
Op rad mg intent

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, 2017
Date added Added Jan 01, 2014
Termination date Dec 31, 2016
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 G9237 · I intend to report the general surgery measures group

  • HCPCS G8485 · I intend to report the diabetes mellitus (dm) measures group

  • HCPCS G8486 · I intend to report the preventive care measures group

  • HCPCS G8487 · I intend to report the chronic kidney disease (ckd) measures group

  • HCPCS G8489 · I intend to report the coronary artery disease (cad) measures group

  • HCPCS G8490 · I intend to report the rheumatoid arthritis (ra) measures group

  • HCPCS G8491 · I intend to report the hiv/aids measures group

  • HCPCS G8492 · I intend to report the perioperative care measures group

  • HCPCS G8493 · I intend to report the back pain measures group

  • HCPCS G8544 · I intend to report the coronary artery bypass graft (cabg) measures group

  • HCPCS G8545 · I intend to report the hepatitis c measures group

  • HCPCS G8547 · I intend to report the ischemic vascular disease (ivd) measures group

  • HCPCS G8548 · I intend to report the heart failure (hf) measures group

  • HCPCS G8645 · I intend to report the asthma measures group

  • HCPCS G8898 · I intend to report the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd) measures group

  • HCPCS G8899 · I intend to report the inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) measures group

  • HCPCS G9239 · Documentation of reasons for patient initiating maintenance hemodialysis with a catheter as the mode of vascular access (e.g., patient has a maturing arteriovenous fistula (avf)/arteriovenous graft (avg), time-limited trial of hemodialysis, other medical reasons, patient declined avf/avg, other patient reasons, patient followed by reporting nephrologist for fewer than 90 days, other system 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”