NUCC Approves Transition Timeline for Version 02/12 1500 Health Insurance Claim Form
Chicago, IL – The NUCC is pleased to announce the approval of the timeline for transitioning to the version 02/12 1500 Health Insurance Claim Form (1500 Claim Form). In June, the NUCC announced the approval of the updated 1500 Claim Form that accommodates reporting needs for ICD-10 and aligns with requirements in the Accredited Standards Committee X12 (ASC X12) Health Care Claim: Professional (837P) Version 5010 Technical Report Type 3.
The NUCC approved the following transition timeline at its in-person meeting in Chicago, IL on August 1, 2013.
- January 6, 2014: Payers begin receiving and processing paper claims submitted on the revised 1500 Claim Form (version 02/12).
- January 6 through March 31, 2014: Dual use period during which payers continue to receive and process paper claims submitted on the old 1500 Claim Form (version 08/05).
- April 1, 2014: Payers receive and process paper claims submitted only on the revised 1500 Claim Form (version 02/12).
This timeline aligns with Medicare’s transition timeline.
Additional information about the 02/12 1500 Claim Form is located on the NUCC’s website: www.nucc.org. Resources available include a sample of the updated form, contact information for obtaining printer files and updated forms, a crosswalk between the updated version and current version of the form, the NUCC’s instruction manual for the updated form, and a map between the updated form and the ASC X12 837P.
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The 1500 Claim Form is maintained by the NUCC. The NUCC is a voluntary organization of health care industry stakeholders representing providers, payers, designated standards maintenance organizations, public health organizations, and vendors.
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