Modifier Update to HCPCS Codes G8431 and G8510 for Depression Screenings

September 9, 2020

Effective for dates of service on or after July 1, 2020, modifier HD, while not required, is an allowable modifier for HCPCs Level II codes G8431 (screening for depression is documented as positive, and a follow-up plan is documented) and G8510 (screening for depression is documented as negative, a follow-up plan is not required).