HCPCS Code Details - G9418

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9418

Long description:
Primary non-small cell lung cancer lung biopsy and cytology specimen report documents classification into specific histologic type following iaslc guidance or classified as nsclc-nos with an explanation

Short description:
Lungcx bx rpt docs class

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 Z2 - Undefined codes
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2023
Date added Added Jan 01, 2015
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 G9417 · Patient did not have one tetanus, diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (tdap) on or between the patient's 10th and 13th birthdays

  • HCPCS G9421 · Primary non-small cell lung cancer lung biopsy and cytology specimen report does not document classification into specific histologic type or histologic type does not follow iaslc guidance or is classified as nsclc-nos but without an explanation

  • HCPCS G9419 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not including the histological type or nsclc-nos classification with an explanation (e.g. specimen insufficient or non-diagnostic, specimen does not contain cancer, or other documented 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”