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List of HCPCS Categories

The letters at the beginning of HCPCS Level II codes have the following meanings:

  • A-codes (example: A0021): Transportation, Medical & Surgical Supplies, Miscellaneous & Experimental
  • B-codes (example: B4034): Enteral and Parenteral Therapy
  • C-codes (example: C1300): Temporary Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System
  • D-codes: Dental Procedures
  • E-codes (example: E0100): Durable Medical Equipment
  • G-codes (example: G0008): Temporary Procedures & Professional Services
  • H-codes (example: H0001): Rehabilitative Services
  • J-codes (example: J0120): Drugs Administered Other Than Oral Method, Chemotherapy Drugs
  • K-codes (example: K0001): Temporary Codes for Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carriers
  • L-codes (example: L0112): Orthotic/Prosthetic Procedures
  • M-codes (example: M0064): Medical Services
  • P-codes (example: P2028): Pathology and Laboratory
  • Q-codes (example: Q0035): Temporary Codes
  • R-codes (example: R0070): Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • S-codes (example: S0012): Private Payer Codes
  • T-codes (example: T1000): State Medicaid Agency Codes
  • V-codes (example: V2020): Vision/Hearing Services

Medical & Business Industry Leaders to follow

We get asked frequently on who is a good resource for a Medical Practice.  We have comprised a list [specific in some areas to the State of Texas as that is where our business originates from].  Below is a list that will help you get started if you are working or interested in the MedicalContinue Reading

HIPAA Security Tool Kit from NIST

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has made available a security toolkit in an effort to help organizations better adhere to HIPAA compliance mandates. “The NIST HIPAA Security Toolkit Application is intended to help organizations better understand the requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule, implement those requirements, and assess those implementations in theirContinue Reading

Clinical Documentation and Compliance

Documentation apart of the medical record has many aspects involved.  Whether one has an intrinsic interest in medical records or not, everyone wants to get paid and, for most physicians, that still involves a bill, usually to an insurance carrier. Unfortunately, there are documentation requirements to get paid. Merely submitting a billing code is notContinue Reading

Documents required for Credentialing process

What you will need to begin the Credentialing process: To make this process even easier, we’ve developed the following checklist of items you’ll need to complete the application. Please gather the following information (if applicable) before you begin the online application: Your CAQH Provider ID number (located on the cover letter from CAQH) A previously completed credentialingContinue Reading