HCPCS Code Details - Q0478

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Miscellaneous Services (Temporary Codes)
HCPCS Code Q0478
Description

Long description:
Power adapter for use with electric or electric/pneumatic ventricular assist device, vehicle type

Short description:
Power adapter, combo vad

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 D - Special coverage instructions apply
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, 2013
Date added Jan 01, 2011
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 Q0181 · Unspecified oral dosage form, fda approved prescription anti-emetic, for use as a complete therapeutic substitute for a iv anti-emetic at the time of chemotherapy treatment, not to exceed a 48 hour dosage regimen

  • HCPCS Q0504 · Power adapter for pneumatic ventricular assist device, replacement only, vehicle type

  • HCPCS Q0479 · Power module for use with electric or electric/pneumatic ventricular assist device, replacement only


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”