HCPCS Code Details - G9870

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9870
Description

Long description:
Receipt and analysis of remote, asynchronous images for dermatologic and/or ophthalmologic evaluation, for use only in a medicare-approved cmmi model, more than 20 minutes

Short description:
Cmmi asyntelehealth >20min

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 13 - Clinical Lab Fee Schedule - Price established by carriers (e.g., not otherwise classified, individual determination, carrier discretion)
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code M5D - Specialist - other
HCPCS Action code C - Change in long description of procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Apr 01, 2021
Date added Added Jan 01, 2018
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 G9868 · Receipt and analysis of remote, asynchronous images for dermatologic and/or ophthalmologic evaluation, for use only in a medicare-approved cmmi model, less than 10 minutes

  • HCPCS G9869 · Receipt and analysis of remote, asynchronous images for dermatologic and/or ophthalmologic evaluation, for use only in a medicare-approved cmmi model, 10-20 minutes

  • HCPCS G9873 · First medicare diabetes prevention program (mdpp) core session was attended by an mdpp beneficiary under the mdpp expanded model (em). a core session is an mdpp service that: (1) is furnished by an mdpp supplier during months 1 through 6 of the mdpp services period; (2) is approximately 1 hour in length; and (3) adheres to a cdc-approved dpp curriculum for core sessions


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”