HCPCS Code Details - L5999

HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L5999
Description

Long description:
Lower extremity prosthesis, not otherwise specified

Short description:
Lowr extremity prosthes nos

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 46 - Carrier priced (e.g., not otherwise classified, individual determination, carrier discretion, gap-filled amounts)
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, 1998
Date added Added Jan 01, 1982
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 L5990 · Addition to lower extremity prosthesis, user adjustable heel height

  • HCPCS L6000 · Partial hand, thumb remaining


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”