HCPCS Code Details - M1278

HCPCS Level II Code
Medical services
HCPCS Code M1278
Description

Long description:
Elevated or hypertensive blood pressure reading documented, and the indicated follow-up is documented

Short description:
Pre-htn or htn doc, f/u indc

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 M1277 · Colorectal cancer screening results documented and reviewed

  • HCPCS G8950 · Elevated or hypertensive blood pressure reading documented, and the indicated follow-up is documented

  • HCPCS G8952 · Elevated or hypertensive blood pressure reading documented, indicated follow-up not documented, reason not given

  • HCPCS M1279 · Elevated or hypertensive blood pressure reading documented, indicated follow-up not documented, reason not given


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”