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Data Element Name:  Procedure Code - CPT4/HCPCS
SPARCS Data Element Number:  42
Record Positions:  See Group Definition Format-Length:  A/N - 5
Effective Date:  1/1/2003 Revision Date:  January 2003

Definition:

The American Medical Associations Current Procedural Terminology 4th Edition (CPT4) Code or the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Code, which applies to the outpatient procedure performed.

Codes and Values:
  1. Entered exactly as shown in the American Medical Association's Current Procedural Terminology - 4th Edition (CPT4) or the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services HCPCS code for outpatient procedures performed.

  2. If this field was not applicable it contains blanks.
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  1. Must be a valid entry.