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  • New Spanish Language Descriptors for HCPCS Level 1/CPT Codes
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    Lacy Gaskins

New Spanish Language Descriptors for HCPCS Level 1/CPT Codes

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.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2018Downloads/R3968CP.pdf

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)

Number: 3968

Title: 10286

Release Date: February 2, 2018

Effective Date: July 1, 2018

Implementation Date: July 2, 2018

Special Notes: N/A

  • Post author
    Lacy Gaskins