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What does HCPC stand for?

HCPC stands for Healthcare Common Procedure Coding


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The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes are level II codes that provide practitioners with the terminology and other information needed to bill for some of the supplies and products we use during patient care (figure).
Initially, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed that physicians use the new Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System and its "G" codes for quality reporting, which would have required many physicians to upgrade their practice management software.
In the first phase of the program, CMS will collect clinical data through a set of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes--also called G-codes--that will be included in the claims physicians currently submit to CMS.
The changes included adoption of a revised pharmacy claim standard from the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs and allowance for the continued use of "J" codes from the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System.