HCPCS Code Details - G9888

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9888
Description

Long description:
Maintenance 5% wl from baseline weight in months 7-12

Short description:
5% wl maintnd from bsline wt

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 Y1 - Other - Medicare fee schedule
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service 1 - Medical care
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2024
Date added Added Jan 01, 2024
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 G9887 · Behavioral counseling for diabetes prevention, distance learning, 60 minutes

  • HCPCS G9890 · Bridge payment: a one-time payment for the first medicare diabetes prevention program (mdpp) core session, core maintenance session, or ongoing maintenance session furnished by an mdpp supplier to an mdpp beneficiary during months 1-24 of the mdpp expanded model (em) who has previously received mdpp services from a different mdpp supplier under the mdpp expanded model. a supplier may only receive one bridge payment per mdpp beneficiary


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”