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Voluntary Submission of the New CMS 1500 Claim Form Begins in January

From CMA's December 16, 2013, CMA Alert The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved the revised Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 1500 claim form, version 02/12, OMB control number 0938-1197. The CMS 1500 claim form is the required format for submitting paper claims to Medicare. The revised form, among other changes, adds the following functionality: Indicators for differentiating between ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnosis codes. Expansion of the number of possible diagnosis codes to 12. Qualifiers to identify ...