If we look at HCPCS meaning, it is a Healthcare Common Procedural Coding System. These codes are specially developed by the Centre for Medicare and Medicaid organizations. These codes are used by healthcare workers to claim their medical insurance from insurance companies. Now HIPAA makes it possible for everyone to use these codes. It is free of cost and has three levels, Level-I, Level-II, and Level III. Level-I consists of the CPT codes addressed by the American Medical Association. These CPT codes are mainly used by healthcare workers to offer certain services to patients. Level II consists of the codes which are related to the non-physical service providers. For example, the ambulance service. The last Level III is known as local codes. Which looks up the medical history of the patients and provides the description for healthcare insurance of some programs.

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