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6.3.3.2 Level II

HCPCS codes:

Approved and released by CMS

Codes for both physician and non-physician services not contained in CPT (for example, ambulance, DME, prosthetics, and some medical codes)

Updating: Responsibility of the CMS Maintenance Task Force

All alphanumeric consisting of a single alpha character (A through V) followed by four numeric digits

The single alpha character represents the following:

Alpha
Description

A

Supplies, ambulance, administrative, miscellaneous

B

Enteral and parenteral therapy

E

DME and oxygen

G

Procedures/professional (temporary)

H

Rehab and behavioral health services

J

Drugs (administered other than orally)

K

Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carriers (DMERC)

L

Orthotic and prosthetic procedures

M

Medical

P

Laboratory

Q

Temporary procedures

R

Radiology

S

Private payer

T

State Medicaid agency

V

Vision and hearing services


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CPT only copyright 2009 American Medical Association. All rights reserved.
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