HCPCS Code Details - E2506

HCPCS Level II Code
Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
HCPCS Code E2506
Description

Long description:
Speech generating device, digitized speech, using pre-recorded messages, greater than 40 minutes recording time

Short description:
Sgd prerec msg > 40 min

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 D - Special coverage instructions apply
BETOS2 code D1E - Other DME
HCPCS Action code P - Payment change (MOG, pricing indicator codes, anesthesia base units,Ambulatory Surgical Centers)
Type of service A - Used durable medical equipment (DME)
Effective date Effective Jan 01, 2019
Date added Added Jan 01, 2004
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 E2500 · Speech generating device, digitized speech, using pre-recorded messages, less than or equal to 8 minutes recording time

  • HCPCS E2502 · Speech generating device, digitized speech, using pre-recorded messages, greater than 8 minutes but less than or equal to 20 minutes recording time

  • HCPCS E2504 · Speech generating device, digitized speech, using pre-recorded messages, greater than 20 minutes but less than or equal to 40 minutes recording time

  • HCPCS E2508 · Speech generating device, synthesized speech, requiring message formulation by spelling and access by physical contact with the device

  • HCPCS E2510 · Speech generating device, synthesized speech, permitting multiple methods of message formulation and multiple methods of device access


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”