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1. Where do you find HCPCS level II codes?

They are at the back of the ICD-9 book.
The are in Appendix D of the CPT book.
The are only available from Medicare.
They are in their own book: HCPCS level II

2.  HCPCS Level II codes includes what services not represented in CPT?

 Ambulance services, durable medical equipment, Chiropractic services.
 Chemotherapy treatment, durable medical equipment, specific supplies.
 Ambulance services, Neurological testing, specific supplies.
 Ambulance services, durable medical equipment, specific supplies.

3. HCPCS level II codes main difference with CPT codes is:

HCPCS codes can have from 3 to 6 digits.
HCPCS level II codes begin with a letter.
HCPCS level II codes DO NOT accept any modifiers.
HCPCS level II codes end with a letter.. 

4. What HCPCS level II code is used for mesh used during a hernia repair via laparatomy?

The mesh is never coded separately but included in the CPT procedure code.

5. What is the HCPCS level II code for the oral administration of gamma globulin?

There is no such HCPCS level II code.

6. Code for the injection of 2,400,000 units of penicillin G benzathine:

J0570 X 2. 
J0580 X 2.

7. Code for a Knee Orthosis, without knee joint, rigid, custom fabricated:


8. Code for 200 mg of Meperidine HCL:

J2175 X 2.
J2180 X 2.

9. Code the HCPCS level II code for a surgical tray (no longer paid by Medicare):


10. HCPCS Codes are:

Used to bill for supplies such as splints and surgical trays.
The Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) Common Procedure Coding System.
Used to report injections (the drug that is injected).
All of the above.

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