UB-92


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UB-92Universal Billing 1992 (medical)
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The DRG costs weights are derived from the actual UB-92 summary charges hospitals send to CMS (2006).
SLMC is now processing an average of 5,000 paper claims per day and reading about 450 to 500 characters per form on HCFAs, and about 600 to 700 on UB-92s. This character count is approximately double the industry standard.
(7) The UB-92 is the industry uniform billing form for institutional claims, adopted in 1992.
Romano appears to recommend ("When conditions diagnosed after admission were not used to assign APR-DRGs, the predictive performance of both ROM and SOI classes fell.") The problems associated with using ICD-9-CM codes and UB-92 data to determine complication rates are inherent and in many cases unresolvable.
As of April 1994, 27 states had HDD systems that were actively gathering information; in 21 (78%) of these states, the UB-92 was used to collect these data (M.
Replacing manual data entry of standardized healthcare information forms such as HCFA-1500 and UB-92 with paper-to-digital processing, it automates the management of forms and documents to improve medical claims' throughput and productivity rates.
* UB-92 HCFA 1500, HCPCS, and Relative Values for Physicians from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services
In February 1992, the NUBC completed final revisions and approved a new standard billing form for hospitals (the UB-92), which will replace the current form (the UB-82) used by hospitals to bill third-party payors.
In the value code section of the UB-92 form, your billers should be tracking the cumulative number of visits from the start of Part B treatment through the end of the billing period.
This reference can be found in Section 40.3.5.2, which defines the LOA and gives examples and billing instructions for appropriately billing the LOA days on the UB-92.
Its camera technology features 30 million pixels-per-second throughput and 400 dpi resolution to vividly capture patient records, HCFA and UB-92 forms, lab results, photographs, charts, graphs, highlighted text and all types of correspondence.
All the commercial information systems most hospitals acquire for such profiling use the same basic data set - the UB-92 data set.