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Nutrition Care Manual
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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

  • Disease-specific nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
  • Printable client handouts in English and Spanish.
  • Formulary database.
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New 1500 Claim Form

Beginning April 1, all paper claims to third-party payers must be submitted on the updated 1500 claim form (version 02/12). The biggest changes to the form are the addition of an ICD indicator, an increase in the number of diagnosis codes that can be reported and the removal of several fields.

The updated CMS 1500 claim form (version 02/12) adds the following functionality on Line 21:

  • Ability to indicate whether you are using ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes (9 = ICD-9-CM; 0 = ICD-10-CM).
  • Expansion of the number of possible diagnosis codes from 4 to 12.

For more information or to view a sample CMS- 1500 claim form (version 02/12).

More information about the National Uniform Claim Committee.

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