HCPCS Code Details - G9577

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9577
Description

Long description:
Patients prescribed opiates for longer than six weeks

Short description:
Presc opiates >6 wks

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 G9574 · Adult patients 18 years of age or older with major depression or dysthymia who did not reach remission at six months as demonstrated by a six month (+/-60 days) phq-9 or phq-9m score of less than five; either phq-9 or phq-9m score was not assessed or is greater than or equal to five

  • HCPCS G9561 · Patients prescribed opiates for longer than six weeks

  • HCPCS G9583 · Patients prescribed opiates for longer than six weeks

  • HCPCS G9578 · Documentation of signed opioid treatment agreement at least once during opioid therapy


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”