August 11, 2021 Virtual Meeting

The NUCC is holding a virtual meeting on August 11, 2021 from 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET.  A joint meeting will be held with the NUBC from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET.  Both meetings are open to the public.  If you would like to attend either meeting, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP.

The draft agenda is available here.

April 7, 2021 Virtual Meeting

The NUCC is holding a virtual meeting on April 7, 2021 from 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET.  The meeting is open to the public.  If you would like to attend the meeting, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP.

The draft agenda is available here.

January 2021 Provider Taxonomy and Provider Characteristics Code Sets Updates

January 4, 2021

The NUCC has released the semi-annual updates to the Health Care Provider Taxonomy and Provider Characteristics code sets. The changes to both code sets go into effect on April 1, 2021, with one exception.  Provider Characteristic code 6K “This provider offers a vaccine for COVID-19” went into effect on January 1, 2021.

Web pages with the list of new and modified codes for both code sets are available from the Code Sets drop down menu.  The complete Provider Taxonomy code set is available at: www.nucc.org/taxonomy.  The complete Provider Characteristics code set is available at: https://www.nucc.org/index.php/code-sets-mainmenu-41/provider-characteristics-mainmenu-39.  

August 12, 2020 Virtual Meeting

The NUCC's in-person meeting scheduled for August 12, 2020 has been changed to a virtual meeting.  The meeting will occur on Wednesday August 12 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET. If you would like to attend the meeting, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP.

The draft agenda is available here.

July 2020 Taxonomy Code Set Update Released

July 1, 2020

The NUCC has released the semi-annual update to the Health Care Provider Taxonomy code set, which had no changes.  The 20.1 version will go into effect on October 1, 2020.  The complete code set is available as a PDF under the "Code Sets" tab.  

Questions or comments about the code sets or revisions can be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2020 Annual 1500 Instruction Manual Released

July 1, 2020

The NUCC has released its annual, updated version of its 1500 Health Insurance Claim Form Reference Instruction Manual.  The updated instruction manual, Version 8.0 7/20, goes into effect immediately and is available under the 1500 Claim Form tab. 

No changes were made since the Version 6.0 7/18 manual was released.  A change log is available on the 1500 Instructions page and states that no changes were made to the manual during the previous year.  Any interim changes, clarifications, or corrections to the instructions following this release will be posted on the NUCC website.

For more information on the 1500 Health Insurance Claim Form Reference Instruction Manual, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Do NOT email, fax, or mail completed 1500 Claim Forms to the NUCC. The NUCC does not process claims. Send completed forms to the appropriate payer.

April 8, 2020 Virtual Meeting

The NUCC will meet virtually on Wednesday April 8th from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET. If you would like to attend, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for the dial-in information.

The draft agenda is available here.

January 2020 Taxonomy Code Set Update Released

 

January 2, 2020

The NUCC has released the semi-annual update to the Health Care Provider Taxonomy code set, which will go into effect on April 1, 2020.  The complete code set is available under the "Code Sets" tab.  The PDF download version of the code set is also available there.

When reviewing the Health Care Provider Taxonomy code set online, revisions made since the last release can be identified by the color code; modified items are orange. 

Questions or comments about the code sets or revisions can be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Updated 1500 Form - 837P Map

August 13, 2018

The NUCC has updated its map of the 02/12 1500 Claim Form to the X12 837 Health Care Claim: Professional (837P) Version 5010/5010A1 electronic transaction.  The substantive change in the map is the addition of the 837P REF01 and REF02 data elements in the mapping of 1500 claim form Item Number 19.  The map is available under the 1500 Claim Form tab.

The 1500 Claim Form - 837P map is a simplified crosswalk of the 1500 Item Numbers to the corresponding data elements in the 837P 5010/5010A1 transaction.  Users of the map will need to refer to the NUCC's 1500 Reference Instruction Manual and the X12 Technical Report Type 3 (TR3) for more information about the data elements and reporting requirements.

Questions about the map can be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..