HCPCS Code Details - E0181

2017 HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0181
Description

Long description:
Powered pressure reducing mattress overlay/pad, alternating, with pump, includes heavy duty

Short description:
Press pad alternating w/ pum

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 R - Rental of DME
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2007
Date added Jan 01, 1986
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 E0175 · Foot rest, for use with commode chair, each

  • HCPCS E0182 · Pump for alternating pressure pad, for replacement only


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”