HCPCS Code Details - E1171

HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E1171

Long description:
Amputee wheelchair, fixed full length arms, without footrests or legrest

Short description:
Wheelchair amputee w/o leg r

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 D1D - Wheelchairs
HCPCS Action code N - No maintenance for this code
Type of service R - Rental of DME
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 1989
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 E1170 · Amputee wheelchair, fixed full length arms, swing away detachable elevating legrests

  • HCPCS E1200 · Amputee wheelchair, fixed full length arms, swing away detachable footrest

  • HCPCS E1172 · Amputee wheelchair, detachable arms (desk or full length) without footrests or legrest

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”