Tuesday, September 9, 2014


CPT is a code set to describe medical, surgical ,and diagnostic services; HCPCS are codes based on the CPT to provide standardized coding when healthcare is delivered.

2. CPT is largely private, as the AMA has copyright ownership and does not wish to give the codes freely; according the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, everyone must have access to HCPCS codes.

3. DRG codes are separate from HCPCS and CPT.Codes. DRG related to secondary diagnosis and primary diagnosis.

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