HCPCS Code Details - A8003

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A8003

Long description:
Helmet, protective, hard, custom fabricated, includes all components and accessories

Short description:
Hard protect helmet custom

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 45 - Customized DME items
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 A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2007
Date added Added Jan 01, 2007
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 A8002 · Helmet, protective, soft, custom fabricated, includes all components and accessories

  • HCPCS A8001 · Helmet, protective, hard, prefabricated, includes all components and accessories

  • HCPCS A8004 · Soft interface for helmet, replacement only

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”