Status
Active
Code
171R00000X
Type
Level II Classification
Interpreter
An Interpreter is a person who translates oral communication between two or more people. This includes translating from one language to another or interpreting sign language. An interpreter is necessary for medical care when the patient does not speak the language of the health care provider or when the patient has a disability involving spoken language. Source: National Medicaid EDI HIPAA NPI Sub Work Group [7/1/2006: new]