HCPCS Code Details - E0168

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0168
Description

Long description:
Commode chair, extra wide and/or heavy duty, stationary or mobile, with or without arms, any type, each

Short description:
Heavyduty/wide commode chair

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 32 - Inexpensive & routinely purchased 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 N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2001
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 E0167 · Pail or pan for use with commode chair, replacement only

  • HCPCS E0170 · Commode chair with integrated seat lift mechanism, electric, any type


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”