HCPCS Code Details - G9853

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9853
Description

Long description:
Patient admitted to the icu in the last 30 days of life

Short description:
Icu stay last 30d life

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 D - Discontinue procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2024
Date added Added Jan 01, 2017
Termination date Dec 31, 2023
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code G9853 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2024.

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 G9852 · Patients who died from cancer

  • HCPCS G9857 · Patient admitted to hospice

  • HCPCS M1017 · Patient admitted to palliative care services

  • HCPCS G9854 · Patient was not admitted to the icu in the last 30 days of life


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”