HCPCS Code Details - A9273

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9273
Description

Long description:
Cold or hot fluid bottle, ice cap or collar, heat and/or cold wrap, any type

Short description:
Hot/cold botle/cap/col/wrap

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 M - Non-covered by Medicare
BETOS2 code Z2 - Undefined codes
HCPCS Action code C - Change in long description of procedure or modifier code
Type of service A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2019
Date added Added Jan 01, 2011
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 A9272 · Wound suction, disposable, includes dressing, all accessories and components, any type, each

  • HCPCS A9274 · External ambulatory insulin delivery system, disposable, each, includes all supplies and accessories


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”