HCPCS Code Details - G9597

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9597
Description

Long description:
Pediatric patient with minor blunt head trauma not classified as low risk according to the pecarn prediction rules

Short description:
No low pecarn ped head traum

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 G9596 · Pediatric patient had a head ct for trauma ordered by someone other than an emergency care provider or was ordered for a reason other than trauma

  • HCPCS G9593 · Pediatric patient with minor blunt head trauma classified as low risk according to the pecarn prediction rules

  • HCPCS G9598 · Aortic aneurysm 5.5 - 5.9 cm maximum diameter on centerline formatted ct or minor diameter on axial formatted ct


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”