HCPCS Code Details - L6600

HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L6600

Long description:
Upper extremity additions, polycentric hinge, pair

Short description:
Polycentric hinge pair

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, 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 L6590 · Preparatory, shoulder disarticulation or interscapular thoracic, single wall socket, shoulder joint, locking elbow, friction wrist, chest strap, fair lead cable control, usmc or equal pylon, no cover, direct formed

  • HCPCS L6605 · Upper extremity additions, single pivot hinge, pair

  • HCPCS L6610 · Upper extremity additions, flexible metal hinge, pair

  • HCPCS L6640 · Upper extremity additions, shoulder abduction joint, pair

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”