HCPCS Code Details - K1020

HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment for Medicare Administrative Contractors (DME MACs)
HCPCS Code K1020
Description

Long description:
Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator

Short description:
Non-invasive vagus nerv stim

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 D - Discontinue procedure or modifier code
Type of service R - Rental of DME
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2024
Date added Added Apr 01, 2021
Termination date Dec 31, 2023
HCPCS Coding Procedures
  HCPCS Code K1020 has been discontinued effective Jan 01, 2024.

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 K1019 · Supplies and accessories for external upper limb tremor stimulator of the peripheral nerves of the wrist

  • HCPCS E0735 · Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator

  • HCPCS K1021 · Exsufflation belt, 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”