New CMS-1500 Claim Form and Updated Instruction Manual

The National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) has released its annual, updated version of its 1500 Reference Instruction Manual. The updated manual, Version 3.0 7/07, goes into effect immediately. The instruction manual is available at the NUCC's website, , under the 1500 Claim Form tab. A complete list of the changes is also available on the website.

Any interim changes, clarifications, or corrections to the instructions following this release will be posted on the NUCC website. The next release of the manual is anticipated for July 2008, unless there is an urgent need to provide an interim release.

The 1500 instruction manual is maintained by the NUCC. The NUCC is a voluntary organization whose members include representatives from major provider, payer, health researchers, and other organizations representing billing professionals, and electronic standard developers. Additional information about the NUCC is available on its website.
For more information on the 1500 Health Insurance Claim Form Reference Instruction Manual, visit the NUCC website or contact Nancy Spector, NUCC Chair.