HCPCS Code Details - A4590

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A4590
Description

Long description:
Special casting material (e.g., fiberglass)

Short description:
Special casting material

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 00 - Physician Fee Schedule And Non-Physician Practitioners - Service not separately priced by part B (e.g., services not covered, bundled, used by Part A only, etc.)
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Coverage code I - Not payable by Medicare
BETOS2 code D1A - Medical/surgical supplies
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date
Date added Added Jan 01, 1984
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 A4580 · Cast supplies (e.g., plaster)

  • HCPCS A4595 · Electrical stimulator supplies, 2 lead, per month, (e.g., tens, nmes)


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”