HCPCS Code Details - L8689

HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L8689
Description

Long description:
External recharging system for battery (internal) for use with implantable neurostimulator, replacement only

Short description:
External recharg sys intern

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 N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service P - Lump sum purchase of DME, prosthetics, orthotics
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2009
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 L8688 · Implantable neurostimulator pulse generator, dual array, non-rechargeable, includes extension

  • HCPCS L8625 · External recharging system for battery for use with cochlear implant or auditory osseointegrated device, replacement only, each

  • HCPCS L8695 · External recharging system for battery (external) for use with implantable neurostimulator, replacement only

  • HCPCS L8690 · Auditory osseointegrated device, includes all internal and external components


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”