As used in this part, unless the context indicates otherwise—
HCPCS means Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System.
ICD-9-CM means International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification.
Nonparticipating hospital means a hospital that does not have in effect a provider agreement to participate in Medicare.
Participating hospital means a hospital that has in effect a provider agreement to participate in Medicare.
[53 FR 6634, Mar. 2, 1988, as amended at 59 FR 10299, Mar. 4, 1994; 63 FR 26311, May 12, 1998; 70 FR 45055, Aug. 4, 2005]