Explain the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS). Why is HCPCS important to the coding world? What can be found when using HCPCS?
Next, code for the following scenario using Encoder Pro:
A woman has come into the physician’s office for a routine pap smear. From her past appointments, there has always been a screening completed for cervical or vaginal cancer as well as a pelvic and clinical breast examination.
Please code for the HCPCS procedure. Also, list your steps for finding the code.
Your complete assignment should be a minimum of two pages in length. Outside sources are not a requirement for this assignment.