AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2012 Issue 2; For Your Information

Requesting a HCPCS Level II Code

HCPCS Level II is a standardized coding system that is used primarily to identify products, supplies, and services not included in the CPT codes, such as ambulance services and durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) when used outside a physician’s office. These Level II HCPCS codes cover a variety of services, supplies and equipment. However, it should be noted that the existence of a HCPCS code does not guarantee coverage or non-coverage of an item or service. As the official clearinghouse for the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) on coding issues we continue to receive...

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