AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2016 Issue 4; For Your Information

Smoking cessation HCPCS G code changes

The HCPCS G codes for smoking and tobacco use cessation were deleted and replaced by existing CPT codes since September 30, 2016. The deleted and replacement codes are listed in the table below: Deleted HCPCS CodeLong DescriptionTermination DateExisting Replacement CPT CodeLong DescriptionG0436 Smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling visit; intermediate, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes 09/30/2016 99406 Smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling visit; intermediate, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes G0437 Smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling visit; intensive, greater than 10 minutes 09/30/2016 99407 Smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling visit; intensive...

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