HCPCS Code Details - A4640

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A4640
Description

Long description:
Replacement pad for use with medically necessary alternating pressure pad owned by patient

Short description:
Alternating pressure pad

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 D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code D1E - Other DME
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date
Date added Added Jan 01, 1991
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 A4639 · Replacement pad for infrared heating pad system, each

  • HCPCS A4641 · Radiopharmaceutical, diagnostic, not otherwise classified


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”