This course will provide an overview of the UB-04 (CMS-1450) standard uniform bill developed by the National Uniform Billing Committee (NUBC). The lesson explains the different data fields reported on the uniform bill as defined in Chapter 25, "Completing and Processing the Form CMS-1450 Data Set," of the Medicare Claims Processing Manual.
“This program has been approved for 0.5000 continuing education unit(s) for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.”
This activity is approved for 0.5000 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Development of the Uniform Bill
Section 2: Elements
Chapter 25: Claims Processing Manual
National Provider Identifier and Patient Demographics
Section 3: Codes
Form Locator 4: Type of Bill
Occurrence Codes and Dates
Reporting HCPCS Codes, Dates of Service, and Units
Section 4: Conclusion
Exam and BrainSparks
Jean Russell has over thirty years of healthcare and information system experience. Her areas of expertise include the Medicare outpatient prospective payment systems (APCs, and APGs), as well as ICD-10-CM/PCS training, Charge Description Master (CDM), admission status reviews, and outpatient coding and compliance. She is a frequent speaker at the national, state and local levels for HFMA and AHIMA professional groups. Jean has her Masters from the University of Houston in Biomedical Engineering; her Bachelors from Colgate University in Biology; and her RHIT from the independent study program through the American Health Information Management Association.Disclosure: Jean C. Russell, MS, RHIT has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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