HCPCS Code Details - G9558

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9558
Description

Long description:
Patient treated with a beta-lactam antibiotic as definitive therapy

Short description:
Tx beta-lactam abx therapy

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, 2016
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 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

  • HCPCS G9559 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not prescribing a beta-lactam antibiotic (e.g., allergy, intolerance to beta-lactam antibiotics)


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”