HCPCS Code Details - G9239

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9239
Description

Long description:
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)

Short description:
Doc rsn hemod & cath acc

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, 2020
Date added Added Jan 01, 2014
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 G9238 · I intend to report the optimizing patient exposure to ionizing radiation measures group

  • HCPCS G9240 · Patient whose mode of vascular access is a catheter at the time maintenance hemodialysis is initiated


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”