HCPCS Code Details - K0462

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment for Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs)
HCPCS Code K0462
Description

Long description:
Temporary replacement for patient owned equipment being repaired, any type

Short description:
Temporary replacement eqpmnt

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 32 - Inexpensive & routinely purchased DME (price subject to floors and ceilings)
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code D1E - Other DME
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Jul 01, 1998
Date added Jul 01, 1998
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 K0455 · Infusion pump used for uninterrupted parenteral administration of medication, (e.g., epoprostenol or treprostinol)

  • HCPCS K0552 · Supplies for external non-insulin drug infusion pump, syringe type cartridge, sterile, 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”