HCPCS Code Details - E0149

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0149
Description

Long description:
Walker, heavy duty, wheeled, rigid or folding, any type

Short description:
Heavy duty wheeled walker

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 C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code D1E - Other DME
HCPCS Action code P - Payment change (MOG, pricing indicator codes, anesthesia base units,Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
Type of service A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date Effective Jul 01, 2016
Date added Jan 01, 2001
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 E0147 · Walker, heavy duty, multiple braking system, variable wheel resistance

  • HCPCS E0148 · Walker, heavy duty, without wheels, rigid or folding, any type, each

  • HCPCS E0153 · Platform attachment, forearm crutch, 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”