HCPCS Code Details - M1271

HCPCS Level II Code
Medical services
HCPCS Code M1271
Description

Long description:
Patients with dementia at any time prior to or during the month

Short description:
Pts dem any time/dur mo

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 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 M1270 · Patients not on any kidney or kidney-pancreas transplant waitlist as of the last day of each month during the measurement period

  • HCPCS M1164 · Patients with dementia any time during the patient's history through the end of the measurement period

  • HCPCS M1272 · Patients on any kidney or kidney-pancreas transplant waitlist as of the last day of each month during the measurement period


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”