HCPCS Code Details - K1018

HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment for Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs)
HCPCS Code K1018
Description

Long description:
External upper limb tremor stimulator of the peripheral nerves of the wrist

Short description:
Ext up limb tremor stim wris

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 36 - Capped rental DME (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 P - Payment change (MOG, pricing indicator codes, anesthesia base units,Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
Type of service R - Rental of DME
Effective date Effective Oct 01, 2022
Date added Added Apr 01, 2021
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 K1017 · Monthly supplies for use of device coded at k1016

  • HCPCS K1019 · Replacement supplies and accessories for external upper limb tremor stimulator of the peripheral nerves of the wrist


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”