The Basics Of Using The Hcfa Cms 1500 Form.

The Cms 1500 is one of the most important forms you need.

When working in professional medical office, requesting payment requires this form a lot. The form was previously called Hcfa 1500… but is now named Cms 1500. Medicare and Medicaid Services are credited with the name. Generally, it is used in requesting payment from a medicaid agency.

 

Lab work is typically covered by insurance form submission

Lab work is typically covered by insurance form submission

 

Suppliers and non-hospital providers use this to claim insurance payments.

CMS 1500 Forms must be submitted within 1 year from the date of serving a client. The tech used to scan the form at an insurer’s office is called OCR. The form is printed with a certain kind of ink, so you can’t simply copy it. Almost 100% of the time, if the ink on your form is not the quality needed, scanning issues occur.

 

Even basic check-ups using insurance require form submission.

Even basic check-ups using insurance require form submission.

 

Two keys to ensuring your submissions are accepted.

First, use the most up-to-date quality Cms 1500 Claim Forms. And second, make sure the ink is up to specifications. Ignore these recommendations, and rejections are almost guaranteed. The point being… when using the CMS 1500 form, get it from a trusted source. This will ensure on-time insurance payments, and no cash-flow problems.