HCPCS Code Details - G9988

HCPCS Level II Code
Procedures/Professional Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code G9988

Long description:
Palliative care services provided to patient any time during the measurement period

Short description:
Pall serv during meas

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, 2022
Date added Added Jan 01, 2022
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 G9987 · Bundled payments for care improvement advanced (bpci advanced) model home visit for patient assessment performed by clinical staff for an individual not considered homebound, including, but not necessarily limited to patient assessment of clinical status, safety/fall prevention, functional status/ambulation, medication reconciliation/management, compliance with orders/plan of care, performance of activities of daily living, and ensuring beneficiary connections to community and other services; for use only for a bpci advanced model episode of care; may not be billed for a 30-day period covered by a transitional care management code

  • HCPCS G0031 · Palliative care services given to patient any time during the measurement period

  • HCPCS G9992 · Palliative care services used by patient any time during the measurement period

  • HCPCS G9989 · Documentation of medical reason(s) for not administering pneumococcal vaccine (e.g., adverse reaction to vaccine)

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”