HCPCS Code Details - L6940

HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L6940
Description

Long description:
Elbow disarticulation, external power, molded inner socket, removable humeral shell, outside locking hinges, forearm, otto bock or equal switch, cables, two batteries and one charger, switch control of terminal device

Short description:
Elbow disarticulation switch

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 L6935 · Below elbow, external power, self-suspended inner socket, removable forearm shell, otto bock or equal electrodes, cables, two batteries and one charger, myoelectronic control of terminal device

  • HCPCS L6945 · Elbow disarticulation, external power, molded inner socket, removable humeral shell, outside locking hinges, forearm, otto bock or equal electrodes, cables, two batteries and one charger, myoelectronic control of terminal device


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”