HCPCS Code Details - L3720

HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L3720

Long description:
Elbow orthosis, double upright with forearm/arm cuffs, free motion, custom fabricated

Short description:
Forearm/arm cuffs free motio

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 38 - Orthotics, prosthetics, prosthetic devices & vision services (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 D1F - Prosthetic/Orthotic devices
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service P - Lump sum purchase of DME, prosthetics, orthotics
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2001
Date added Added Jan 01, 1984
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 L3710 · Elbow orthosis, elastic with metal joints, prefabricated, off-the-shelf

  • HCPCS L3730 · Elbow orthosis, double upright with forearm/arm cuffs, extension/ flexion assist, custom fabricated

  • HCPCS L3740 · Elbow orthosis, double upright with forearm/arm cuffs, adjustable position lock with active control, custom fabricated

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”