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National Uniform Billing Committee Official Data Specifications Manual
The Official UB-04 Data Specifications Manual 2016 is the official source of UB-04 billing information adopted by the National Uniform Billing Committee (NUBC). It contains updated specifications for the data elements and codes included on the UB-04 claim form, and used in the electronic HIPAA Institutional 837 Health Care Claim transaction standard.
NUBC is a voluntary committee chaired by the American Hospital Association (AHA) with representation by national provider and payer organizations. Approval of the UB-04 form and manual design, and updates are made by the NUBC. AHA holds the copyright to the Official UB-04 Data Specifications Manual and makes it available through Health Forum, the data and publishing subsidiary of the AHA.
Subscription to the UB-04 Manual is available through single-user and multi-user licenses. Delivered as a PDF e-book, the subscription also provides access to a searchable 13-year archive of the NUBC meeting minutes via the Subscribers Only section of the NUBC website.
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