The new 1500 form or “CMS 1500” or to many the “HCFA 1500” has received an update and is officially designated as “version 02/12”.
In the summer of 2013, the National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) announced the approval of the new “version 02/12 1500 Health Insurance Claim Form that accommodates the reporting needs for ICD-10 that will be implemented October 1, 2014. The NUCC is an organization chaired by American Medical Association (AMA) with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as a critical partner.
The Five Most Frequently Asked Questions Answered about the New 1500 Claim Form:
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It's Official. ICD-10 is delayed until October 1, 2014. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has confirmed that Organizations need more time to make ICD-10 implementation a reality. Now is the time Learn about ICD-10.
"Non-compliant entities will be subject to enforcement action on July 1, 2012"
Two critical deadlines face practices within the next three Days.
ANSI HIPAA 5010 is here and so are the errors. See the below common ANSI HIPAA 5010 errors and how to fix them:
We are in Atlanta! Precision Marked the opening of it's new medical billing, consulting, auditing, EHR implementation office in Duluth Georgia. The grand opening event culminated with an open house celebration. "Having the Georgia Office will enable us to better serve the needs of our clients in the SouthEast", states Regional Manager, Coleen Tomlinson.
The time for ANSI HIPAA 5010 requirements for submitting claims is here. January 1, 2012 marked the date for 5010 Compliance. As many practices have converted to send their insurance claims in the 5010 format, offices continue to see 5010 denials. What are the TOP 3 5010 denials and how can you meet 5010 standards?
What is 5010 compliance?
If your practice doesn’t know or you haven’t begun to prepare for this critical change, please read on. In less than 80 days new HIPAA 5010 standards will go into effect. The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has mandated that all providers, clearinghouses and healthplans use a new standard in electronic transactions called HIPAA 5010 or ANSI 5010. Electronic transactions include but are not limited to electronic claims, eligibility requests, electronic remittances, and electronic referrals.