HCPCS Code Details - G9428

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9428
Description

Long description:
Pathology report includes the pt category and a statement on thickness, ulceration and mitotic rate

Short description:
Patho rpt incl pt ctg

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 C - Change in long description of procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2019
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 G9427 · Improvement in median time from ed arrival to initial ed oral or parenteral pain medication administration not performed for ed admitted patients

  • HCPCS G9294 · Pathology report includes the pt category and a statement on thickness and ulceration and for pt1, mitotic rate

  • HCPCS G9429 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not including pt category and a statement on thickness, ulceration and mitotic rate (e.g., negative skin biopsies in a patient with a history of melanoma 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”