HCPCS Code Details - E0117

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0117
Description

Long description:
Crutch, underarm, articulating, spring assisted, each

Short description:
Underarm springassist crutch

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 36 - Capped rental DME (price subject to floors and ceilings)
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code D1E - Other DME
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date Effective Apr 01, 2014
Date added Jan 01, 2003
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 E0116 · Crutch, underarm, other than wood, adjustable or fixed, with pad, tip, handgrip, with or without shock absorber, each

  • HCPCS E0118 · Crutch substitute, lower leg platform, with or without wheels, each


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”