HCPCS Code Details - E0171

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0171
Description

Long description:
Commode chair with integrated seat lift mechanism, non-electric, any type

Short description:
Commode chair non-electric

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 N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2006
Date added Jan 01, 2006
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 E0170 · Commode chair with integrated seat lift mechanism, electric, any type

  • HCPCS E0172 · Seat lift mechanism placed over or on top of toilet, 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”