Insurance Codes

  • HCPCS Billing Codes for Oxygen Concentrators and Oxygen Equipment

    There are many many different medical products and services. As of 2010, there were over 25,000 different codes in the ICD-10. The ICD-9 is a huge book filled with all of the medical orders that can be billed.

    These codes are also getting updated pretty frequently, but in 2013, there was a huge addition to the new medical coding and billing codes, which updated it to the ICD-10. There are now six times as many codes as there were before.

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  • HCPCS Code Reference for Oxygen Concentrators

    Every year in health care insurers in the US process more than 5 billion claims to receive payment. Nobody wants to be over-billed, and professionals in the medical field, whether they are doctors, hospitals or oxygen concentrator manufacturers, need to be paid fairly. For this reason, a standardized code set had to be established to make sure they claims can be processed smoothly, quickly and efficiently, with no errors.

    What are HCPCS Codes?

    All insurance companies, including Medicaid and Medicare, use HCPCS codes to identify what classification of medical supply or service is being paid for. These codes are used used across the board, and were developed by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), and are described as Category II procedure codes.

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