CMS requests that MACs modify systems, perform testing, and generally utilize new provided Spanish language descriptors for various Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) level 1/Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes.
Subject: Consumer Friendly Spanish Descriptors for the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) / Level 1 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes and a Correction to the Part A Spanish Medicare Summary Notices (MSNs)
Release Date: February 2, 2018
Effective Date: July 1, 2018
Implementation Date: July 2, 2018
Special Notes: N/A