HCPCS Code Details - E0172

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0172
Description

Long description:
Seat lift mechanism placed over or on top of toilet, any type

Short description:
Seat lift mechanism toilet

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 00 - Physician Fee Schedule And Non-Physician Practitioners - Service not separately priced by part B (e.g., services not covered, bundled, used by Part A only, etc.)
Multiple pricing indicator 9 - Not applicable as HCPCS not priced separately by part B or value is not established
Statute number 1861SSA
Coverage code S - Non-covered by Medicare statute
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 E0171 · Commode chair with integrated seat lift mechanism, non-electric, any type

  • HCPCS E0627 · Seat lift mechanism, electric, any type

  • HCPCS E0629 · Seat lift mechanism, non-electric, any type

  • HCPCS E0175 · Foot rest, for use with commode chair, 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”