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What does PCS stand for?

PCS stands for Procedure Coding System

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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.
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).
CMS also would create a new set of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes for visits to dedicated emergency departments (DEDs) subject to the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act.
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.