HCPCS Code Details - E0500

HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0500
Description

Long description:
Ippb machine, all types, with built-in nebulization; manual or automatic valves; internal or external power source

Short description:
Ippb all types

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 31 - Frequently serviced 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
Date added 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 E0487 · Spirometer, electronic, includes all accessories

  • HCPCS E0550 · Humidifier, durable for extensive supplemental humidification during ippb treatments or oxygen delivery


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”