Before an item can be considered DME, it must meet all of the following requirements:

  • It must be able to withstand repeated use.
  • It must be primarily and customarily used to serve a medical purpose.
  • It must be generally not useful to a person in the absence of an illness or injury.
  • It must be appropriate for use in the home.
All E codes fall under the jurisdiction of the DME MAC unless otherwise noted.


  • E0197

    Air pressure pad for mattress, standard mattress length and width
  • E0198

    Water pressure pad for mattress, standard mattress length and width
  • E0199

    Dry pressure pad for mattress, standard mattress length and width
  • E0200

    Heat lamp, without stand (table model), includes bulb, or infrared element
  • E0202

    Phototherapy (bilirubin) light with photometer
  • E0203

    Therapeutic lightbox, minimum 10,000 lux, table top model
  • E0205

    Heat lamp, with stand, includes bulb, or infrared element
  • E0210

    Electric heat pad, standard
  • E0215

    Electric heat pad, moist
  • E0217

    Water circulating heat pad with pump
  • E0218

    Water circulating cold pad with pump
  • E0221

    Infrared heating pad system
  • E0225

    Hydrocollator unit, includes pads
  • E0231

    Non-contact wound warming device (temperature control unit, ac adapter and power cord) for use with warming card and wound cover
  • E0232

    Warming card for use with the non contact wound warming device and non contact wound warming wound cover
  • E0235

    Paraffin bath unit, portable (see medical supply code a4265 for paraffin)
  • E0236

    Pump for water circulating pad
  • E0239

    Hydrocollator unit, portable
  • E0240

    Bath/shower chair, with or without wheels, any size
  • E0241

    Bath tub wall rail, each
  • E0242

    Bath tub rail, floor base
  • E0243

    Toilet rail, each
  • E0244

    Raised toilet seat
  • E0245

    Tub stool or bench
  • E0246

    Transfer tub rail attachment
  • E0247

    Transfer bench for tub or toilet with or without commode opening
  • E0248

    Transfer bench, heavy duty, for tub or toilet with or without commode opening
  • E0249

    Pad for water circulating heat unit, for replacement only
  • E0250

    Hospital bed, fixed height, with any type side rails, with mattress
  • E0251

    Hospital bed, fixed height, with any type side rails, without mattress
  • E0255

    Hospital bed, variable height, hi-lo, with any type side rails, with mattress
  • E0256

    Hospital bed, variable height, hi-lo, with any type side rails, without mattress
  • E0260

    Hospital bed, semi-electric (head and foot adjustment), with any type side rails, with mattress
  • E0261

    Hospital bed, semi-electric (head and foot adjustment), with any type side rails, without mattress
  • E0265

    Hospital bed, total electric (head, foot and height adjustments), with any type side rails, with mattress
  • E0266

    Hospital bed, total electric (head, foot and height adjustments), with any type side rails, without mattress
  • E0270

    Hospital bed, institutional type includes: oscillating, circulating and stryker frame, with mattress
  • E0271

    Mattress, innerspring
  • E0272

    Mattress, foam rubber
  • E0273

    Bed board
  • E0274

    Over-bed table
  • E0275

    Bed pan, standard, metal or plastic
  • E0276

    Bed pan, fracture, metal or plastic
  • E0277

    Powered pressure-reducing air mattress
  • E0280

    Bed cradle, any type
  • E0290

    Hospital bed, fixed height, without side rails, with mattress
  • E0291

    Hospital bed, fixed height, without side rails, without mattress
  • E0292

    Hospital bed, variable height, hi-lo, without side rails, with mattress
  • E0293

    Hospital bed, variable height, hi-lo, without side rails, without mattress
  • E0294

    Hospital bed, semi-electric (head and foot adjustment), without side rails, with mattress