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HCPCS Level II 2017 Professional Edition



HCPCS Level II 2017 Professional Edition

Organized for quick and accurate coding, HCPCS Level II 2017 Professional Edition codebook includes
the most current Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System codes and regulations, which are
essential references needed for accurate medical billing and maximum permissible reimbursement.
This professional edition includes such features as Netter’s Anatomy illustrations, dental codes, and
ASC (Ambulatory Surgical Center) payment and status indicators.


• Full-color Netter’s Anatomy illustrations clarify complex anatomic information and how it
affects coding.

• At-a-glance code listings and distinctive symbols identify all new, revised, reinstated and
deleted codes for 2017.

• The American Hospital Association Coding Clinic® for HCPCS citations provides sources for
information about specific codes and their usage.

• Convenient spiral binding provides easy access in practice settings.

• Quantity feature highlights units of service allowable per patient, per day, as listed in the
Medically Unlikely Edits (MUEs) for enhanced accuracy on claims.

• Drug code annotations identify brand-name drugs as well as drugs that appear on the National
Drug Class (NDC) directory and other Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs.

• Color-coded Table of Drugs makes it easier to find specific drug information.

• Durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) indicators clearly
identify supplies to report to durable medical third-party payers.

• Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) payment and status indicators show which codes are payable
in the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System.

• American Dental Association (ADA) Current Dental Terminology code sets offer access to all
dental codes in one place.

• Jurisdiction symbols show the appropriate contractor to be billed for suppliers submitting
claims to Medicare contractors, Part B carriers and Medicare administrative contractors for
DMEPOS services.

• Special coverage information provides alerts when codes have specific coverage instructions, are
not valid or covered by Medicare or may be paid at the carrier’s discretion.

• Age/Sex edits identify codes for use only with patients of a specific age or sex.