The number of diagnosis pointers will remain the same. Currently, it is possible to point up to four diagnosis codes out of a new maximum of 12 for each procedure code. Main recent changes in diagnosis pointers included going from one field, where pointers were entered with dahes, spaces, and commas in between, to being entered in four separate fields.
Once the new CMS 1500 form is implemented into Easy Billing Professional users will be given a set period of time to send the old CMS form to the carriers but after the deadline date, currently planned for October 2013 users will not be able to send the old CMS form.
If you have any questions or would like to see a free demo and see how Easy Billing Professional is going to be not only be compatible with ICD-9 and ICD-10 plus the old CMS 1500 for and the new CMS 1500 form. Easy Billing has always promised to stay current, and proactively adhere to the changes in the medical billing industry.
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