HCPCS Code Details - A6550

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A6550
Description

Long description:
Wound care set, for negative pressure wound therapy electrical pump, includes all supplies and accessories

Short description:
Neg pres wound ther drsg set

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, 2006
Date added Added Jan 01, 2004
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 A6549 · Gradient compression stocking/sleeve, not otherwise specified

  • HCPCS A7000 · Canister, disposable, used with suction pump, 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”