HCPCS Code Details - A4421

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A4421
Description

Long description:
Ostomy supply; miscellaneous

Short description:
Ostomy supply misc

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 46 - Carrier priced (e.g., not otherwise classified, individual determination, carrier discretion, gap-filled amounts)
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 P - Payment change (MOG, pricing indicator codes, anesthesia base units,Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
Type of service P - Lump sum purchase of DME, prosthetics, orthotics
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 1985
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 A4420 · Ostomy pouch, closed; for use on barrier with locking flange (2 piece), each

  • HCPCS A4422 · Ostomy absorbent material (sheet/pad/crystal packet) for use in ostomy pouch to thicken liquid stomal output, 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”