HCPCS Code Details - A0998

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A0998
Description

Long description:
Ambulance response and treatment, no transport

Short description:
Ambulance response/treatment

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 00 - Physician Fee Schedule And Non-Physician Practitioners - Service not separately priced by part B (e.g., services not covered, bundled, used by Part A only, etc.)
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Coverage code I - Not payable by Medicare
BETOS2 code O1A - Ambulance
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service D - Ambulance (eff 04/95)
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2006
Date added Jan 01, 2006
HCPCS Coding Procedures

HCPCS Modifiers

In HCPCS Level II, modifiers are composed of two alpha or alphanumeric characters.

Example: E0260-NU - Hospital bed, semi-electric (head and foot adjustment), with any type side rails, with mattress
NU” identifies the hospital bed as new equipment

See also

  • HCPCS A0888 · Noncovered ambulance mileage, per mile (e.g., for miles traveled beyond closest appropriate facility)

  • HCPCS A0999 · Unlisted ambulance service


1 Two-digit numeric codes are Level I code modifiers copyrighted© by the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).

2 BETOS stands for “Berenson-Eggers Type Of Service”