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What does HCPCS stand for?

HCPCS stands for Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System ((est. 1978; Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

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95 Paperback RB115 Grider, a certified professional coder, shows medical assistants, medical insurance specialists, new medical office personnel, physicians, independent billing personnel, and other health care providers how and when to use modifiers with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes to indicate that a service or procedure was modified in some way.
During 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 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.
Drawing advice from both educators and employers, they cover reimbursement, the ninth edition and the new tenth edition of The World Health Organization's International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modifications (ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM), The American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding system and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) developed for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and individuals enrolled in private health insurance programs, and inpatient coding.