HCPCS Code Details - A4224

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A4224

Long description:
Supplies for maintenance of insulin infusion catheter, per week

Short description:
Supply insulin inf cath/wk

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 34 - DME supplies (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 D1E - Other DME
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, 2017
Date added Added Jan 01, 2017
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 A4223 · Infusion supplies not used with external infusion pump, per cassette or bag (list drugs separately)

  • HCPCS A4221 · Supplies for maintenance of non-insulin drug infusion catheter, per week (list drugs separately)

  • HCPCS A4226 · Supplies for maintenance of insulin infusion pump with dosage rate adjustment using therapeutic continuous glucose sensing, per week

  • HCPCS A4225 · Supplies for external insulin 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”