HCPCS Code Details - K0070

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment for Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs)
HCPCS Code K0070
Description

Long description:
Rear wheel assembly, complete, with pneumatic tire, spokes or molded, replacement only, each

Short description:
Rr whl compl pne tire rep ea

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 P - Payment change (MOG, pricing indicator codes, anesthesia base units,Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
Type of service A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date Effective Jul 01, 2016
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 K0069 · Rear wheel assembly, complete, with solid tire, spokes or molded, replacement only, each

  • HCPCS K0071 · Front caster assembly, complete, with pneumatic tire, replacement only, each


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”