HCPCS Code Details - K0003

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment for Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs)
HCPCS Code K0003
Description

Long description:
Lightweight wheelchair

Short description:
Lightweight wheelchair

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 36 - Capped rental DME (price subject to floors and ceilings)
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code D1D - Wheelchairs
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service R - Rental of DME
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 1994
Date added Jan 01, 1994
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 K0002 · Standard hemi (low seat) wheelchair

  • HCPCS E1240 · Lightweight wheelchair, detachable arms, (desk or full length) swing away detachable, elevating legrest

  • HCPCS E1250 · Lightweight wheelchair, fixed full length arms, swing away detachable footrest

  • HCPCS E1260 · Lightweight wheelchair, detachable arms (desk or full length) swing away detachable footrest

  • HCPCS E1270 · Lightweight wheelchair, fixed full length arms, swing away detachable elevating legrests

  • HCPCS K0004 · High strength, lightweight wheelchair


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”