HCPCS Code Details - G9550

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9550
Description

Long description:
Final reports for imaging studies with follow-up imaging recommended

Short description:
Imag rec

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, 2020
Date added Added Jan 01, 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 G9549 · Documentation of medical reason(s) that follow-up imaging is indicated (e.g., patient has lymphadenopathy, signs of metastasis or an active diagnosis or history of cancer, and other medical reason(s))

  • HCPCS G9548 · Final reports for imaging studies stating no follow-up imaging is recommended

  • HCPCS G9551 · Final reports for imaging studies without an incidentally found lesion noted

  • HCPCS G9554 · Final reports for ct, cta, mri or mra of the chest or neck or ultrasound of the neck with follow-up imaging recommended

  • HCPCS G9556 · Final reports for ct, cta, mri or mra of the chest or neck or ultrasound of the neck with follow-up imaging not recommended

  • HCPCS G9557 · Final reports for ct, cta, mri or mra studies of the chest or neck or ultrasound of the neck without an incidentally found thyroid nodule < 1.0 cm noted or no nodule found


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”