HCPCS Code Details - E0447

HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0447

Long description:
Portable oxygen contents, liquid, 1 month's supply = 1 unit, prescribed amount at rest or nighttime exceeds 4 liters per minute (lpm)

Short description:
Port o2 cont, liq over 4 lpm

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 33 - Oxygen and oxygen equipment (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 D1C - Oxygen and supplies
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service P - Lump sum purchase of DME, prosthetics, orthotics
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2019
Date added Added Jan 01, 2019
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 E0446 · Topical oxygen delivery system, not otherwise specified, includes all supplies and accessories

  • HCPCS E0443 · Portable oxygen contents, gaseous, 1 month's supply = 1 unit

  • HCPCS E0444 · Portable oxygen contents, liquid, 1 month's supply = 1 unit

  • 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”