HCPCS Code Details - G9420

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9420
Description

Long description:
Specimen site other than anatomic location of lung or is not classified as primary non-small cell lung cancer

Short description:
Spec site no lung

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, 2015
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 G9419 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not including the histological type or nsclc-nos classification with an explanation (e.g., biopsy taken for other purposes in a patient with a history of primary non-small cell lung cancer or other documented medical reasons)

  • HCPCS G8797 · Specimen site other than anatomic location of esophagus

  • HCPCS G8798 · Specimen site other than anatomic location of prostate

  • HCPCS G9285 · Specimen site other than anatomic location of lung or is not classified as non small cell lung cancer

  • HCPCS G9291 · Specimen site other than anatomic location of lung, is not classified as non small cell lung cancer or classified as nsclc-nos

  • HCPCS G9295 · Specimen site other than anatomic cutaneous location

  • HCPCS G9424 · Specimen site other than anatomic location of lung, or classified as nsclc-nos

  • HCPCS G9430 · Specimen site other than anatomic cutaneous location

  • HCPCS G9421 · Primary non-small cell lung cancer biopsy and cytology specimen report does not document classification into specific histologic type or classified as nsclc-nos with an explanation


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”