Home » G-codes G0436 and G0437 for Smoking and Tobacco cessation counseling has been deleted Effective Oct 1st, 2016

G-codes G0436 and G0437 for Smoking and Tobacco cessation counseling has been deleted Effective Oct 1st, 2016

HCPCS code G0436 and G0437 has been discontinued effective for the dates of services from 10/1/2016. CPT codes 99406 and 99407 are the remaining codes for tobacco cessation counseling. The beneficiary copayment is waived for CPT codes 99406 and 99407.

The below list of HCPCS / CPT codes are the only Approved Preventive Health Services with Coinsurance and Deductible Waived

HCPCS/CPT Short Descriptor 
G0101Ca screen; pelvic/breast exam
G0296Visit to determ LDCT elig
G0402Initial preventive exam
99406Tobacco-use counsel 3-10 min
99407Tobacco-use counsel >10
G0438Ppps, initial visit
G0439Ppps, subseq visit
G0442Annual alcohol screen 15 min
G0443Brief alcohol misuse counsel
G0444Depression screen annual
G0445High inten beh couns std 30 min
G0446Intens behave ther cardio dx
G0447Behavior counsel obesity 15 min
Q0091Obtaining screen pap smear

Reference: https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMattersArticles/Downloads/SE1611.pdf

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