New CMS 1500 Claim Form Will Allow Physicians To Use As Many As 12 Codes In The Diagnosis Field Refrain from purchasing CMS' current 1500 claim form that is used to submit paper claims to Medicare as the CMS is updating it from version 08/05 to version 02/2012 in anticipation of the upcoming ICD-10
DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- You may realize that ICD-10's 2014 implementation will bring a myriad of challenges that transform your practice in various ways — but do you know how it will impact the CMS-1500 form? The new CMS 1500 claim form has been updated to accommodate and implement the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code set. Now, the physician will be able to differentiate between ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnosis codes, and also use as many as 12 codes in the diagnosis field, among other things. Join Michelle Myrick to get a detailed description of the 02/12 form versus the 08/05 claim form and understand the intricacies.
ICD-10's Impact On CMS-1500 - Revised Form 02/12 Changes The Face Of Billing
Our expert Michelle N. Myrick will take this information packed session on Tuesday, November 12,2013 where she will help you sort through all the latest updates, and highlight how the revised form (from version 08/05 to version 02/2012) will affect you. The looming ICD-10 codes will alter every facet of billing and reimbursement of professional services to a great extent. Due to the implementation of ICD-10 on October 1, 2014, you must be aware of many changes in the coming future. You'll walk away from this vital audio conference knowing how to seek clarification for each of the changes, additions and deletions to the new CMS-1500 version 02/12. Plus, you'll get a step-by-step, field by field tip sheet!
Topics covered in the session:
- Get a detailed description of the 02/12 form versus the 08/05 claim form
- Review the 26 changes to the front of the CMS-1500 claim form
- Find out how to apply information according to the NUCC instructions
- Pinpoint how these changes affect you
- Discover how to accurately report services as of October 1, 2014
- Learn when the new form becomes effective
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