HCPCS Code Details - L8690

HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L8690
Description

Long description:
Auditory osseointegrated device, includes all internal and external components

Short description:
Aud osseo dev, int/ext comp

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, 2007
Date added Added Jan 01, 2007
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 L8689 · External recharging system for battery (internal) for use with implantable neurostimulator, replacement only

  • HCPCS L8691 · Auditory osseointegrated device, external sound processor, replacement

  • HCPCS L8692 · Auditory osseointegrated device, external sound processor, used without osseointegration, body worn, includes headband or other means of external attachment


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”