HCPCS Code Details - E0959

HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0959
Description

Long description:
Manual wheelchair accessory, adapter for amputee, each

Short description:
Amputee adapter

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 C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code D1D - Wheelchairs
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2004
Date added Added Jan 01, 1986
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 E0958 · Manual wheelchair accessory, one-arm drive attachment, each

  • HCPCS E0961 · Manual wheelchair accessory, wheel lock brake extension (handle), each

  • HCPCS E0966 · Manual wheelchair accessory, headrest extension, each

  • HCPCS E0967 · Manual wheelchair accessory, hand rim with projections, any type, replacement only, each

  • HCPCS E0971 · Manual wheelchair accessory, anti-tipping device, each

  • HCPCS E0974 · Manual wheelchair accessory, anti-rollback device, each

  • HCPCS E0983 · Manual wheelchair accessory, power add-on to convert manual wheelchair to motorized wheelchair, joystick control

  • HCPCS E0984 · Manual wheelchair accessory, power add-on to convert manual wheelchair to motorized wheelchair, tiller control

  • HCPCS E0986 · Manual wheelchair accessory, push-rim activated power assist system

  • HCPCS E0988 · Manual wheelchair accessory, lever-activated, wheel drive, pair

  • HCPCS E0960 · Wheelchair accessory, shoulder harness/straps or chest strap, including any type mounting hardware


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”