HCPCS Code Details - G9593

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9593

Long description:
Pediatric patient with minor blunt head trauma classified as low risk according to the pecarn prediction rules

Short description:
Low pecarn ped head trauma

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 G9585 · Patient not evaluated for risk of misuse of opiates by using a brief validated instrument (e.g., opioid risk tool, soapp-r) or patient not interviewed at least once during opioid therapy

  • HCPCS G9597 · Pediatric patient with minor blunt head trauma not classified as low risk according to the pecarn prediction rules

  • HCPCS G9594 · Patient presented with a minor blunt head trauma and had a head ct ordered for trauma by an emergency care provider

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”