HCPCS Code Details - L8698

HCPCS Level II Code
Orthotic and Prosthetic Procedures, Devices
HCPCS Code L8698
Description

Long description:
Miscellaneous component, supply or accessory for use with total artificial heart system

Short description:
Misc used with tot art heart

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 46 - Carrier priced (e.g., not otherwise classified, individual determination, carrier discretion, gap-filled amounts)
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 A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service P - Lump sum purchase of DME, prosthetics, orthotics
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2019
Date added Added Jan 01, 2019
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 L8696 · Antenna (external) for use with implantable diaphragmatic/phrenic nerve stimulation device, replacement, each

  • HCPCS L8699 · Prosthetic implant, not otherwise specified


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”