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Creation and structure of HCPCS Codes

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The acronym HCPCS originally stood for HCFA Common Procedure Coding System, a medical billing process used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Prior to 2001, CMS was known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). HCPCS was established in 1978 to provide a standardized coding system for describing the specific items and services provided in the delivery of health...

Creation and structure of ICD 10 PCS CODES

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The World Health Organization has maintained the Interna­tional Classification of Diseases (ICD) for recording cause of death since 1893. It has updated the ICD periodically to reflect new discoveries in epidemiology and changes in medical understanding of disease. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the agency responsible for maintaining the inpatient procedure code set in...

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