HCPCS Code E1399 | Description & Billing Guidelines

E1399 can be billed for the supply of miscellaneous DME (Durable Medical Equipment).

What Is E1399?

HCPCS code E1399 covers the supply of miscellaneous durable medical equipment or DME.

The provider supplies a patient with miscellaneous DME. Durable medical equipment is medical devices that a patient uses for medical purposes.

DME typically can withstand repeated use by the patient, and the patient uses the DMEs at home to ease their daily lives.

These devices are generally useless to the patient if they do not have the illness or injury that necessitates using the DME.

These may include special beds for the patient, catheters, and tubes, blood pressure, and glucose monitoring machines, or wheelchairs.


E1399 is officially described by HCPCS. The description of this code can be found below.

Short Description: “Durable medical equipment mi

Long Description: “Durable medical equipment, miscellaneous.”

Pricing Indicator: 46

Code: D1E

Code Added: January 01, 1986

Last Changed: January 01, 1986

Billing Guidelines

Report HCPCS code E1399 for miscellaneous DME, which are typically unique, customized items that do not have a specific HCPCS code or items that are modified so much that the original wording of their HCPCS code or any other HCPCS code does not accurately describe the modified object.

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