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G8896

Documentation of medical reason(s) for not prescribing oral aspirin or other antthrombotic therapy (e.g., patient documented to be low risk or patient with terminal illness or treatment of hypertension with standard treatment goals is not clinically appropriate, or for whom risk of aspirin or other antithrombotic therapy exceeds potential benefits such as for individuals whose blood pressure is poorly controlled)

  • Effective Date: 2012-01-01
  • Termination Date: 2014-12-31
  • Medicare Coverage Status: Carrier Judgement
  • BETOS Classification: Specialist - psychiatry

Medicare has not assigned a fee schedule for this code

G8895       G8897