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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: (See the DMECS Guide for instructions on searching DMECS.)

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, 7 days a week except when maintenance is being conducted.

DMECS Basics - View Basic elements of DMECS

DMECS Training - View scheduled training sessions, when available

DMECS Update Listing - View listings that provide new products added to the Product Classification List (PCL) each month

Product Classification List (PCL) Updates Request - View PCL basics and how to request a PCL update