Medicare added the following place of service codes on Jan. 1, 2003. NOTE: Texas law requires commercial health plans to use the Medicare place of service codes; therefore, you should use these for all claims, as well as the existing codes, when appropriate.
The place of service is reported in field 24b of the CMS-1500 claim form.
- 03: School
- 04: Homeless shelter
- 15: Mobile unit
- 20: Urgent care facility
For further information regarding Place of Service codes, including a complete listing, visit the CMS Web site.
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