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NamingSystem: Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) level II alphanumeric codes

Official URL: http://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/hcpcs-Level-II Version:
Active as of 2021-02-23 Responsible: U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Computable Name: HCPCSLevelII

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-Level-II
NameHCPCSLevelII
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. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferredPeriod
OID2.16.840.1.113883.6.285true
URIhttps://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Coding/HCPCSReleaseCodeSetstrue2020-08-11 12:00:00-0400 --> (ongoing)

History

DateActionAuthorCustodianComment
2021-02-24createJessica BotaHTANew naming system for the corrected OID entry for HCPCS; proposal UP-91