HCPCS Code Details - E0446

HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0446
Description

Long description:
Topical oxygen delivery system, not otherwise specified, includes all supplies and accessories

Short description:
Topical ox deliver sys, nos

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
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code D1E - Other DME
HCPCS Action code F - Change in administrative data field of procedure or modifier code
Type of service 9 - Other medical items or services
Effective date Effective Oct 01, 2017
Date added Added Jan 01, 2011
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 E0445 · Oximeter device for measuring blood oxygen levels non-invasively

  • HCPCS E0450 · Volume control ventilator, without pressure support mode, may include pressure control mode, used with invasive interface (e.g., tracheostomy tube)


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”