Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System HCPCS Action Codes 2018

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The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) is a collection of codes that represent procedures, supplies, products and services which may be provided to Medicare beneficiaries and to individuals enrolled in private health insurance programs. These files contain the Level II alphanumeric HCPCS procedure and modifier codes and their type of change status.

Complexity

The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code has refered to the changes made to a procedure or modifier code within the HCPCS system known as HCPCS Action Code.

Action codes are as follows:
– A-Add
– B-Change in both Coverage & Long Description
– C-Change in Long Description
– D-Discontinued
– F-Change in Coverage
– N-No Change
– P-Change in Payment
– R-Re-activated
– S-Change in Short Description
– T-Miscellaneous change (BETOS or Type of Service)

Date Created

2015-08-24

Last Modified

2017-11-03

Version

2017-11-03

Update Frequency

Annual

Temporal Coverage

2017-08-25 to 2018-07-31

Spatial Coverage

United States

Source

John Snow Labs => Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services

Source License URL

John Snow Labs Standard License

Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

N/A

Keywords

HCPCS, HCPCS CPT, HCPCS Coding, HCPCS Coding System, HCPCS Age Restrictions, Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System, Hickpicks, Billing Code, HCPCS Book, Common Procedure Coding System

Other Titles

Billing Code and Action Codes 2018, HCPCS Book and Action Codes 2018, Common Procedure Coding System and Action Codes 2018

Name Description Type Constraints
HCPCS_Modifier_CodeThese are 2 to 5 position alpha- numeric codes representing primarily items and non-physician services that are not represented in the level I modifiers and codes.stringunique : 1
Type_of_ChangeChanges made to action codesstring-
HCPCS_Modifier_CodeType_of_Change
FYADD
JGADD
QQADD
TBADD
VMADD
X1ADD
X2ADD
X3ADD
X4ADD
X5ADD