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NamingSystem: HCFA Procedure Codes (HCPCS)

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/HCPCS-all-codes Version:
Active as of 2021-02-23 Responsible: U.S. Health Care Financing Administration; agency was renamed CMS on July 1, 2001. Computable Name: HPC

The Level II HCPCS codes, which are established by CMS’s Alpha-Numeric Editorial Panel, primarily represent items and supplies and non-physician services not covered by the American Medical Association’s Current Procedural Terminology-4 (CPT-4) codes; Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurers use HCPCS procedure and modifier codes for claims processing. Level II alphanumeric procedure and modifier codes comprise the A to V range.

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/HCPCS-all-codes
NameHPC
Statusactive
Definition

The Level II HCPCS codes, which are established by CMS's Alpha-Numeric Editorial Panel, primarily represent items and supplies and non-physician services not covered by the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology-4 (CPT-4) codes; Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurers use HCPCS procedure and modifier codes for claims processing. Level II alphanumeric procedure and modifier codes comprise the A to V range.

PublisherU.S. Health Care Financing Administration; agency was renamed CMS on July 1, 2001.

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferredPeriodComment
OID2.16.840.1.113883.6.14true
URIhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/HCPCS-all-codesfalse2020-08-11 12:00:00-0400 --> (ongoing)Published for many years in the HL7 V3 coremif, but has been retired; code system HCPCS Level II should be used instead.

History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2021-11-09reviseHTAReuben DanielsCode System Identification Record being retired;UP-251