Unformatted text preview: disease or other health issues that are vital recorded that includes death certificate and other health records. ICD are used for identify treatments, procedure, examination, and immunizations. HCPCS (Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System) codes are used by Medicare and monitored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMC) which are based on CPT codes. HCPCS are number assigned to identify procedure like surgical and diagnostic service. HCPCS have two set of codes, level I HCPCS is to identify CPT codes which are five digit numbers to the amount of reimbursement. For example of CPT code: 99214 may be used for a physical. Level II HCPCS are used by ambulance services or durable medical equipment. Medical billing and coding is important to follow each step correctly to avoid any misunderstood service....
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- Spring '10
- Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Centers for Medicare, Yolanda Campos