Important information on the HCFA
Claim form - they are soon to be replaced by CMS 1500 forms.
Insurance companies will no longer pay when claims are submitted on
HCFA forms in early 2007.
Read here for more important
information on the CMS 1500 replacements.
A HCFA 1500 Claim Form is a red and white form used by
doctors and other medical professionals for submitting medical insurance
claims to the insurance companies for payment for their
HCFA forms are widely
available in several forms - track feed, laser, single copy, double copy,
and with and without bar codes.
printer will determine whether you need track feed or laser. Most
offices today no longer use track feed. Our office prints out only
single copy HCFA's as it is very easy to go back and print another if
necessary later on.
claims today are sent electronically, but many secondary claims and claims
sent to smaller insurance companies must still be printed out on
HCFA's and mailed.
HCFA's must be filled
out completely and accurately for the insurance company to consider
payment. For information on completing a HCFA
form properly, see our page with detailed instructions.
more information on
For detailed instructions on
filling out a HCFA claim form.