HCPCS Code Details - V5181

HCPCS Level II Code
Vision, Hearing and Speech-Language Pathology Services
HCPCS Code V5181
Description

Long description:
Hearing aid, contralateral routing device, monaural, behind the ear (bte)

Short description:
Hearing aid monaural bte

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 00 - Physician Fee Schedule And Non-Physician Practitioners - Service not separately priced by part B (e.g., services not covered, bundled, used by Part A only, etc.)
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Statute number 1862A7
Coverage code S - Non-covered by Medicare statute
BETOS2 code O1F - Hearing and speech services
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service K - Hearing items and services
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 V5180 · Hearing aid, cros, behind the ear

  • HCPCS V5171 · Hearing aid, contralateral routing device, monaural, in the ear (ite)

  • HCPCS V5172 · Hearing aid, contralateral routing device, monaural, in the canal (itc)

  • HCPCS V5190 · Hearing aid, contralateral routing, monaural, glasses

  • HCPCS V5211 · Hearing aid, contralateral routing system, binaural, ite/ite

  • HCPCS V5212 · Hearing aid, contralateral routing system, binaural, ite/itc

  • HCPCS V5213 · Hearing aid, contralateral routing system, binaural, ite/bte

  • HCPCS V5214 · Hearing aid, contralateral routing system, binaural, itc/itc

  • HCPCS V5215 · Hearing aid, contralateral routing system, binaural, itc/bte

  • HCPCS V5221 · Hearing aid, contralateral routing system, binaural, bte/bte

  • HCPCS V5230 · Hearing aid, contralateral routing system, binaural, glasses


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”