HCPCS Code Details - L8618

HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L8618
Description

Long description:
Transmitter cable for use with cochlear implant device or auditory osseointegrated device, replacement

Short description:
Coch implant tran cable repl

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 D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code D1F - Prosthetic/Orthotic devices
HCPCS Action code C - Change in long description of procedure or modifier code
Type of service P - Lump sum purchase of DME, prosthetics, orthotics
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 2005
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 L8617 · Transmitting coil for use with cochlear implant device, replacement

  • HCPCS L8619 · Cochlear implant, external speech processor and controller, integrated system, replacement


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”