Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System: HCPCS App
09/10/2013

Technology has become highly immersive in various ethos of social aspects. Healthcare is one such arena, where emergence of technology has been highly fruitful. All the relevant information is made available at the behest of doctors as well as physicians..

Online PR News – 10-September-2013 – New York – Technology has become highly immersive in various ethos of social aspects. Healthcare is one such arena, where emergence of technology has been highly fruitful. All the relevant information is made available at the behest of doctors as well as physicians with the touch of a button. In the current economic paradigm it has become imperative for health care professional to have real time access to information. Due to highly complex nature of health care services, there has been a system devised to ensure that insurance claims are processed in an orderly and consistent manner. The Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) in that aspect is a boon for physicians and other healthcare professionals.

A mobile application developed by Mobile Programming LLC, has given a new dimension to these health care procedure codes. The application is highly intuitive and major emphasis have been put to ensure seamless content availability. The app features an index of all A through V codes in a systematic manner put in predefined categories. These codes are basic numbers that have been assigned to every task and service a medical practitioner may provide to a Medicare patient including medical, surgical and diagnostic services. This uniformity ensures that all the services are structured properly for in-depth analysis.

There are two sets of codes, Level I and Level II. While level I codes are based on and identical to CPT codes, the level II codes are alphanumeric and primarily include non-physician services such as ambulance services and prosthetic devices.

The application also has a search featured embedded which gives the health care professional easy access to the information based on the code. Users can easy type in the code and seek corresponding service. Moreover they can also use the same functionality to search specific codes by typing the medical service or procedure. A much needed feature in the application is the bookmarking where healthcare professional can favorite a code, for later use. These codes can be accessed under bookmark tab.

There is also an upgrade option for professional who also want to access ICD9 codes in the form of a paid application. The overall aesthetics of the application are highly informative and provide viable outlook for healthcare professionals. Although there are various healthcare application offering similar information, but the essence of this applications is evident from the fact that specific emphasis has been laid on the content viewability. Moreover the application also has fluidic UI and gels well in accordance with overall iOS theme.