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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|
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:
- 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.
- If this field was not applicable it contains blanks.
- Must be a valid entry.