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File Conversions Related to the Spanish Translation of the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Descriptions

This Change Request (CR) provides direction for the contractors to perform any necessary file conversions related to the Spanish translation of the HCPCS descriptions provided by First Coast Service Options (FCSO) on a quarterly basis. This recurring update notification applies to chapter 21, section 20. FCSO is providing these updates to the contractors because FCSO is the entity that translates the HCPCS descriptions into Spanish for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: March 08, 2021

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