HCPCS Code Details - K0006

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment for Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs)
HCPCS Code K0006
Description

Long description:
Heavy duty wheelchair

Short description:
Heavy duty 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 K0005 · Ultralightweight wheelchair

  • HCPCS E1195 · Heavy duty wheelchair, fixed full length arms, swing away detachable elevating legrests

  • HCPCS E1280 · Heavy duty wheelchair, detachable arms (desk or full length) elevating legrests

  • HCPCS E1285 · Heavy duty wheelchair, fixed full length arms, swing away detachable footrest

  • HCPCS E1290 · Heavy duty wheelchair, detachable arms (desk or full length) swing away detachable footrest

  • HCPCS E1295 · Heavy duty wheelchair, fixed full length arms, elevating legrest

  • HCPCS K0007 · Extra heavy duty 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”