HCPCS Code Details - A6590

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A6590
Description

Long description:
External urinary catheters; disposable, with wicking material, for use with suction pump, per month

Short description:
Urinary cath disp suc pump

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 Apr 01, 2023
Date added Added Apr 01, 2023
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 A6589 · Gradient pressure wrap with adjustable straps, bra, each

  • HCPCS A6591 · External urinary catheter; non-disposable, for use with suction pump, per month


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”