Some health care providers typically use medical form software to enter the data required. One of them is called CMS-1500 paper claim software that offers the option to submit data quickly and effectively. The medical form design software allows people to print their claims so it will be easily sent to all payers via email. Now they do not have to bother looking for any information or records within many PDF files. The software also features an ‘easy to use’ database to store all the claim forms with the newest version of (02/12).
In the software, users will find some important points. The first is carrier information that contains payer information including the insurance company name with a format of 4 rows sequentially i.e. name, first line of address, second line of the address if any; city, state within two characters, and ZIP code. The next is patient and insured or subscriber information. It consists of a number of items. The first is the type of coverage like patients over 65, public assistance, active or retired armed forced personnel, children and spouses of US veterans, group health plan, federal programs, and so on.
The medical form filling software also requires insured’s ID number. Next, enter the patient’s name, date of birth and sex, insured’s name, and the patient’s address. If the insured’s address is same as the patient’s address, it could be emptied. There is also patient’s relationship to the insured. Several options are available like self, spouse, child, other. For the insured’s address, it is also listed by following the instructions as contained in the patient’s address. The next item is reversed for NUCC use. It is used when marital, employment and student status are no longer required.
Other insured’s name is also included if there is additional health coverage exists in medical form software. It contains numbers and group policy and plan or program name. Then, give a check mark on the patient’s condition related to. It simply gives a sign on the option ‘yes’ or ‘no’ and claim codes if it is required to identify the patient’s condition. FECA number is also used which is like a type of nine-digit alphanumeric identifier assigned to a patient with insured’s date of birth and sex, and other claim ID. Patient and insured’s OR authorized person’s signature is also included in the section.
The next heading is physician or supplier information. It is about the date of the examination in the date of current illness or injury and prior treatment featured in other date. There is also a special point which is filled if only there is patient who is unable to work in current occupation. Name and number of referring provider or other source are then followed by the priority of the order for the patient that are referring provider, ordering provider, and supervising provider. Hospitalization date and reporting attachments will be charged when the patients are hospitalized.
The claim forms are also included recorded multiple labs which are used within separate claim forms. Diagnosis or nature of illness, resubmitting a claim in resubmission and original reference numbers, prior authorization number, date and place of service, emergency treatment, coding services, diagnosis pointer, fee of each service, appropriate number of days or units, and others can also be arranged if using the medical form software.