Correct Coding - Incorrect Use of HCPCS Code K0108 To Bill for Battery Replacement


Recent reports have identified that suppliers are billing Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code K0108 (WHEELCHAIR COMPONENT OR ACCESSORY, NOT OTHERWISE SPECIFIED) for battery replacement. This miscellaneous code is not the correct code to use for billing. The correct code to bill is one of the following:

  • E2358 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, GROUP 34 NON-SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH
  • E2359 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, GROUP 34 SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH
  • E2360 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, 22NF NON-SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH
  • E2361 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, 22NF SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH,
  • E2362 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, GROUP 24 NON-SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH
  • E2363 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, GROUP 24 SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH
  • E2364 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, U-1 NON-SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH
  • E2365 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, U-1 SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH
  • E2371 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, GROUP 27 SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH
  • E2372 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, GROUP 27 NON-SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH
  • E2397 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, LITHIUM-BASED BATTERY, EACH
  • K0733 POWER WHEELCHAIR ACCESSORY, 12 TO 24 AMP HOUR SEALED LEAD ACID BATTERY, EACH

Refer to the Wheelchair Options and Accessories LCD and related Policy Article for additional information.

Published by Noridian as the PDAC, July 2018.  Republished by Palmetto GBA as the PDAC, January 2019



Last Updated: 07/18/2018