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G8709

Patient prescribed or dispensed antibiotic for documented medical reason(s) within three days after the initial diagnosis of uri (e.g., intestinal infection, pertussis, bacterial infection, lyme disease, otitis media, acute sinusitis, acute pharyngitis, acute tonsillitis, chronic sinusitis, infection of the pharynx/larynx/tonsils/adenoids, prostatitis, cellulitis, mastoiditis, or bone infections, acute lymphadenitis, impetigo, skin staph infections, pneumonia/gonococcal infections, venereal disease (syphilis, chlamydia, inflammatory diseases (female reproductive organs)), infections of the kidney, cystitis or uti, and acne)

  • 2019 Status Change: Change in long description of procedure or modifier code
  • Effective Date: 2012-01-01
  • Medicare Coverage Status: Carrier Judgement
  • BETOS Classification: Specialist - psychiatry

Medicare has not assigned a fee schedule for this code

G8708       G8710