Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HSPCS)

  • The abbreviation HCPCS initially represented HCFA Common Procedure Coding System, a medicinal charging procedure utilized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Preceding 2001, CMS was known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA). HCPCS was built up in 1978 to give an institutionalized coding framework to depicting the particular things and administrations gave in the conveyance of human services. Such coding is essential for Medicare, Medicaid, and other health care coverage projects to guarantee that protection cases are handled in a deliberate and reliable way.