HCPCS Code Details - E1220

HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E1220

Long description:
Wheelchair; specially sized or constructed, (indicate brand name, model number, if any) and justification

Short description:
Whlchr special size/constrc

HCPCS Modifier1
HCPCS Pricing indicator 45 - Customized DME items
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 P - Lump sum purchase of DME, prosthetics, orthotics
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 1990
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 E1200 · Amputee wheelchair, fixed full length arms, swing away detachable footrest

  • HCPCS E1221 · Wheelchair with fixed arm, footrests

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”