HCPCS Code Details - E0953

HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E0953
Description

Long description:
Wheelchair accessory, lateral thigh or knee support, any type including fixed mounting hardware, each

Short description:
W/c lateral thigh/knee sup

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 32 - Inexpensive & routinely purchased DME (price subject to floors and ceilings)
Multiple pricing indicator A - Not applicable as HCPCS priced under one methodology
Coverage code C - Carrier judgment
BETOS2 code D1D - Wheelchairs
HCPCS Action code A - Add procedure or modifier code
Type of service A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2018
Date added Added Jan 01, 2018
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 E0952 · Toe loop/holder, any type, each

  • HCPCS E0956 · Wheelchair accessory, lateral trunk or hip support, any type, including fixed mounting hardware, each

  • HCPCS E0954 · Wheelchair accessory, foot box, any type, includes attachment and mounting hardware, each foot


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”