HCPCS Code Details - L5785

HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L5785

Long description:
Addition, exoskeletal system, below knee, ultra-light material (titanium, carbon fiber or equal)

Short description:
Exoskeletal bk ultralt mater

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, 1996
Date added Added Jan 01, 1988
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 L5783 · Addition to lower extremity, user adjustable, mechanical, residual limb volume management system

  • HCPCS L5790 · Addition, exoskeletal system, above knee, ultra-light material (titanium, carbon fiber or equal)

  • HCPCS L5795 · Addition, exoskeletal system, hip disarticulation, ultra-light material (titanium, carbon fiber or equal)

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”