The 1500 claim form for Medicare has been updated by CMS to reflect the ICD-10 code set. The new form, which boosts the number of potential diagnosis codes to 12 from four, features a mechanism that could determine whether an ICD-10 or ICD-9 code is being utilized to file a claim. A final start date has not been established, but the tentative timeline calls for Medicare to begin accepting and processing paper claims on the revised 1500 form in January.

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