HCPCS Code Details - G9624

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9624

Long description:
Patient not screened for unhealthy alcohol use using a systematic screening method or patient did not receive brief counseling if identified as an unhealthy alcohol user

Short description:
Pt not scrn or no counseling

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, 2023
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 G9623 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not screening for unhealthy alcohol use (e.g., limited life expectancy, other medical reasons)

  • HCPCS G2199 · Patient not screened for unhealthy alcohol use using a systematic screening method

  • HCPCS G9620 · Patient not screened for uterine malignancy, or those that have not had an ultrasound and/or endometrial sampling of any kind, reason not given

  • HCPCS G9905 · Patient not screened for tobacco use

  • HCPCS M1070 · Patient not screened for future fall risk, reason not given

  • HCPCS M1312 · Patient not screened for tobacco use

  • HCPCS G9625 · Patient sustained bladder injury at the time of surgery or discovered subsequently up to 30 days post-surgery

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”