HCPCS Code Details - A0999

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A0999
Description

Long description:
Unlisted ambulance service

Short description:
Unlisted ambulance service

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 57 - Other carrier priced
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code O1A - Ambulance
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service D - Ambulance
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 1998
Date added Added Jan 01, 1987
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 A0998 · Ambulance response and treatment, no transport

  • HCPCS A4206 · Syringe with needle, sterile, 1 cc or less, 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”