maintains a comprehensive list of mental-health specific and low-cost general purpose billing programs programs.
Billing Software - Internet-Based
Runs within any Internet browser, including smartphones and tablets.
is a clearinghouse that allows you to submit claims to many payers through their Web site for free. New!
Billing Software - Programs That Only Print Claims
EASYCMS 1500 Form Filler Microsoft Word templates for Windows and Mac
HCFA-1500 Fill & Print NPI PC and Mac versions available
Speedy Claims Software
CMS-1500 Claim Form (08/05)
How to Fill Out the Form Version 7.0 updated July 2011
Where to Buy Small Quantities
This is not a comprehensive list of all companies who sell CMS-1500 forms.
Check vendor Web sites for current prices and shipping costs.
Other styles, such as duplicates or pads of forms, are available from some vendors.
American Medical Association members get discounted pricing at the AMA Bookstore.
Claim Adjustment, Remittance Advice, and Taxonomy Codes
Claim Adjustment Reason Codes
Remittance Advice Remark Codes
Taxonomy Codes Click on “Health Care Provider Taxonomy Code Set”
Interactive Voice Response (IVR) and Provider Customer Service (CSR) Telephone Numbers and Web sites
The Zip file contains an XLS file that can be opened by Microsoft Excel and compatible spreadsheets. Most
word processing and database programs can open the equivalent CSV file. Look for your state, and then region
(some states have multiple regions), to find your MAC/Part B carrier’s telephone numbers and Web site.
Zip Code to Locality File
Medicare reimbursement rates vary by MAC/Part B carrier, state, locality, and Zip Code. You need to know your
locality code to look up CPT codes in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS).
The Zip file contains an XLSX file that can be opened by Microsoft Excel and compatible spreadsheets. Most
word processing programs can open the equivalent TXT file.
ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Codes
Click on the year, then click on the filename DTABnn.ZIP, where “nn” is the last two digits of the year.
The Zip file contains a Rich Text Format file that can be opened by most word processing programs.
Mental Health Parity Laws by State
Place of Service Codes
Prompt Pay Laws by State