HCPCS Code Details - L0140

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L0140
Description

Long description:
Cervical, semi-rigid, adjustable (plastic collar)

Short description:
Cervical semi-rigid adjustab

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 38 - Orthotics, prosthetics, prosthetic devices & vision services (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 D1F - Prosthetic/Orthotic devices
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service P - Lump sum purchase of DME, prosthetics, orthotics
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 1996
Date added Jan 01, 1982
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 L0130 · Cervical, flexible, thermoplastic collar, molded to patient

  • HCPCS L0150 · Cervical, semi-rigid, adjustable molded chin cup (plastic collar with mandibular/occipital piece)


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”