Medical billing codes identify procedures, diagnoses and certain devices or equipment involved in the delivery and billing of health care services. The three major coding sets involved in medical billing are Current Proc... More » Business & Finance Business Resources Accounting

A free resource for medical billing codes is, which provides a database of the current ICD-9-CM and HCPCS medical billing codes. Another resource is, which is searchable by code or keyword, but... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance

In medical billing, modifiers are two-digit codes that are attached to procedure codes that provide additional information about the procedure being billed. The addition or absence of a modifier influences whether insura... More » Business & Finance Insurance Health Insurance
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