HCPCS Code Details - A4236

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A4236
Description

Long description:
Replacement battery, silver oxide, for use with medically necessary home blood glucose monitor owned by patient, each

Short description:
Silvr oxide batt glucose mon

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 32 - Inexpensive & routinely purchased DME (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, 2016
Date added Added Jan 01, 2006
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 A4235 · Replacement battery, lithium, for use with medically necessary home blood glucose monitor owned by patient, each

  • HCPCS A4244 · Alcohol or peroxide, per pint


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”