HCPCS Code Details - L6621

HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L6621
Description

Long description:
Upper extremity prosthesis addition, flexion/extension wrist with or without friction, for use with external powered terminal device

Short description:
Flex/ext wrist w/wo friction

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, 2006
Date added Added Jan 01, 2006
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 L6620 · Upper extremity addition, flexion/extension wrist unit, with or without friction

  • HCPCS L7499 · Upper extremity prosthesis, not otherwise specified

  • HCPCS L6623 · Upper extremity addition, spring assisted rotational wrist unit with latch release


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”