HCPCS Code Details - G9903

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9903

Long description:
Patient screened for tobacco use and identified as a tobacco non-user

Short description:
Pt scrn tbco id as non user

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, 2018
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 G0030 · Patient screened for tobacco use and received tobacco cessation intervention during the measurement period or in the six months prior to the measurement period (counseling, pharmacotherapy, or both), if identified as a tobacco user

  • HCPCS G2197 · Patient screened for unhealthy alcohol use using a systematic screening method and not identified as an unhealthy alcohol user

  • HCPCS G9902 · Patient screened for tobacco use and identified as a tobacco user

  • HCPCS M1069 · Patient screened for future fall risk

  • HCPCS G9904 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not screening for tobacco use (e.g., limited life expectancy, other medical reason)

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”