Even one slight misstep when completing your CMS 1500 Claim Form can mean you don’t get paid.
The CMS 1500 Claim Form is the key to clear communication between your practice and the Medicare carriers that pay you.
Get it wrong, and the reimbursement you’re due gets held or rejected.
But, if you know how to tackle the nuances of this tricky form, you’ll save yourself reduced cash flow, massive amounts of time and a huge headache.
In order to help you master the complexities of the CMS 1500 Claim Form, expert Brenda Edwards, CPC, CDEO, CPB, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, CRC, CMRS, CMCS has gone through the form line by line, and has broken down each important element for you.
CMS 1500 Claim Form Accurate Filing
In her upcoming, 60-minute online presentation on Wednesday, August 28th at 1pm ET, Brenda will give you the tactics you need to file this essential form correctly the first time so you can get paid more quickly, accurately and efficiently.
Here are just some of the CMS 1500 Claim Form expert completion advice that you’ll receive by attending this upcoming, 60-minute online training:
- Reduce denials by correctly applying ICD-10 diagnoses (including 12 codes’ expansion)
- Include the correct identifier every time (auto, homeowners, worker’s comp insurers, or related carriers)
- Utilize descriptors and codes in “Other Treatment Dates” (block 15) so your claims get processed more quickly
- Avoid missing nuances of the provider identification code placement that will get your claim rejected
- Decimals and Spaces: Head off mounds of denials because of these simple tips
- And so much more…
Filling out CMS 1500 Claim Form correctly will make the difference between getting your claims paid versus having your reimbursements significantly delayed or denied.
Don’t wait, sign up for Brenda’s information-packed online training today.
Brenda has been involved in the healthcare arena for over 25 years with experience in chart audit, coding and billing, education, consulting, practice management and compliance. She has worked closely with practices, providers and residency programs to ensure documentation is compliant and accurate.
Brenda has written many articles for national publications including Healthcare Business Monthly, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and BC Advantage. Her humorous and engaging presentation style has made her a conference favorite at both national and regional conferences for AAPC as well as local chapter meetings across the country. Brenda is also an AAPC workshop and webinar presenter.
Brenda became a Certified Professional Coding Instructor (CPC-I) in 2001 and has assisted countless students obtain their coding credentials through the AAPC Professional Medical Coding Curriculum. She is also an AAPC ICD10-CM/PCS Training Expert.
She served on the AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors from 2010-2014 and held office as Chair. She has been intimately involved in the development and continuation of the Hardship Scholarship Program for AAPC. Mentoring fellow members of AAPC is a passion for her. She is co-founder of the northeast Kansas (NEKAAPC) AAPC chapter and has served many offices.