HCPCS Code Details - A9279

HCPCS Level II Code
Transportation Services Including Ambulance, Medical & Surgical Supplies
HCPCS Code A9279
Description

Long description:
Monitoring feature/device, stand-alone or integrated, any type, includes all accessories, components and electronics, not otherwise classified

Short description:
Monitoring feature/devicenoc

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
Statute number 1861(n)
Coverage code S - Non-covered by Medicare statute
BETOS2 code T2D - Other tests - other
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2015
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 A9278 · Receiver (monitor); external, for use with interstitial continuous glucose monitoring system

  • HCPCS A9280 · Alert or alarm device, 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”