Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
HCPCS, A three-tier national uniform coding system developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, formerly HCFA, used for reporting physician or supplier services and procedures under the Medicare program. Level I codes are national CPT codes. Level II codes are HCPCS national codes used to report items not covered under CPT. Level III codes are HCPCS regional or local codes used to identify new procedures or items for which there is no national code, Pronounced "hick-picks".