The 2018 update to the alphanumeric Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) files is now available on the CMS website.  The files include the Level II alphanumeric HCPCS procedure and modifier codes, their long and short descriptions, and information on Medicare coverage and pricing.  CMS also has begun posting application summaries for HCPCS applications discussed at the 2017 public meetings, including the rationale for final coding decisions.  The deadline for applications for the 2019 HCPCS cycle is January 4, 2018.