HCPCS Code Details - G9737

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9737
Description

Long description:
Patient unable to complete the elbow/wrist/hand fs prom at admission and discharge due to blindness, illiteracy, severe mental incapacity or language incompatibility and an adequate proxy is not available

Short description:
Pt unbl cmplt ewh fs prom

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 C - Change in long description of procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2019
Date added Added Jan 01, 2017
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 G9736 · Patient refused to participate

  • HCPCS G9727 · Patient unable to complete the knee fs prom at admission and discharge due to blindness, illiteracy, severe mental incapacity or language incompatibility and an adequate proxy is not available

  • HCPCS G9729 · Patient unable to complete the hip fs prom at admission and discharge due to blindness, illiteracy, severe mental incapacity or language incompatibility and an adequate proxy is not available

  • HCPCS G9731 · Patient unable to complete the foot/ankle fs prom at admission and discharge due to blindness, illiteracy, severe mental incapacity or language incompatibility and an adequate proxy is not available

  • HCPCS G9733 · Patient unable to complete the low back fs prom at admission and discharge due to blindness, illiteracy, severe mental incapacity or language incompatibility and an adequate proxy is not available

  • HCPCS G9735 · Patient unable to complete the shoulder fs prom at admission and discharge due to blindness, illiteracy, severe mental incapacity or language incompatibility and an adequate proxy is not available

  • HCPCS G9739 · Patient unable to complete the general orthopedic fs prom at admission and discharge due to blindness, illiteracy, severe mental incapacity or language incompatibility and an adequate proxy is not available

  • HCPCS G9738 · Patient refused to participate


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”