HCPCS Code Details - K0008

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment for Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs)
HCPCS Code K0008
Description

Long description:
Custom manual wheelchair/base

Short description:
Cstm manual wheelchair/base

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 45 - Customized DME items
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
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 Jul 01, 2013
Date added Jul 01, 2013
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


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”