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Casting & Strapping Services/Supplies

Revised: 10-22-2013

There are no requirements for medical authorization of casting or strapping services provided by physical therapists and occupational therapists in the course of providing rehabilitative services.

Code

Required modifier

Description

29065

GO, GP

Application, cast; shoulder to hand (long arm)

29075

Elbow to finger (short arm)

29085

Hand and lower forearm (gauntlet)

29086

Finger (e.g., contracture)

29105

Application of long arm splint (shoulder to hand)

29125

Application of short arm splint (forearm to hand); static

29126

Dynamic

29130

Application of finger splint; static

29131

Dynamic

29200

Strapping; thorax

29240

Shoulder (e.g., Velpeau)

29260

Elbow or wrist

29280

Hand or finger

29345

Application of long leg cast (thigh to toes)

29355

Walker or ambulatory type

29365

Application of cylinder cast (thigh to ankle)

29405

Application of short leg cast (below knee to toes)

29425

Walking or ambulatory type

29445

Application of short leg cast (below knee to toes)

29505

Application of long leg splint (thigh to ankle or toes)

29515

Application of short leg splint (calf to foot)

29520

Strapping; hip

29530

Knee

29540

Ankle and/or foot

29550

Toes

29580

Unna boot

29581

Application of multi-layer compression system; leg (below knee), including ankle and foot

29582

Thigh and leg, including ankle and foot, when performed

29583

Upper arm and forearm

29584

Upper arm, forearm, hand, and fingers


Casting & Splinting Supplies

There are no requirements for medical authorization of casting or splinting supplies provided by physical therapists and occupational therapists in the course of providing rehabilitative services.

Code

Required modifier

Description

Q4017

GP, GO

Cast supplies; long arm splint, adult (11 years +), plaster

Q4018

Long arm splint, adult (11 years +), fiberglass

Q4019

Long arm splint, pediatric (0-10 years), plaster

Q4020

Long arm splint, pediatric (0-10 years), fiberglass

Q4021

Short arm splint, adult (11 years +), plaster

Q4022

Short arm splint, adult (11 years +), fiberglass

Q4023

Short arm splint, pediatric (0-10 years), plaster

Q4024

Short arm splint, pediatric (0-10 years), fiberglass

Q4041

Long leg splint, adult (11 years +), plaster

Q4042

Long leg splint, adult (11 years +), fiberglass

Q4043

Long leg splint, pediatric (0-10 years), plaster

Q4044

Long leg splint, pediatric (0-10 years), fiberglass

Q4045

Short leg splint, adult (11 years +), plaster

Q4046

Short leg splint, adult (11 years +), fiberglass

Q4047

Short leg splint, pediatric (0-10 years), plaster

Q4048

Short leg splint, pediatric (0-10 years), fiberglass

Q4049

Finger splint, static

Q4051

Splint supplies, misc. (includes thermoplastics, strapping, fasteners, padding and other supplies)

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