DME Coding System (DMECS) Information
The Pricing, Data Analysis and Coding (PDAC) contractor maintains the Durable Medical Equipment Coding System (DMECS). This interactive tool can be used to search for the following information:
DMECS is a coding guide for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers that provides HCPCS Level II coding information applicable to claim submission to the DME MAC. DMECS is not a substitute for official CMS HCPCS releases which is found on the CMS HCPCS – General Information webpage. HCPCS codes are considered valid or invalid for submission to the DME MAC based on either CMS or DME MAC instructions.
DMECS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week except when maintenance is being conducted.
DMECS Basics - View Basic elements of DMECS
DMECS Training - View On Demand videos for each DMECS search interface
DMECS Update Listing - View listings that provide new products added to the Product Classification List (PCL) each month