31.10.11.05

.05 Requirements for Use of HCFA Form UB-92.

A. Third-party payors shall accept HCFA Form UB-92, and its successors, and the instructions provided by CMS for use of the HCFA Form UB-92, as the sole instrument for filing claims with third-party payors for hospital and other health-care services.

B. Except for parties to a global contract, a third-party payor may not use, and may not require a hospital, or person entitled to reimbursement, to use any code or modifier for the filing of claims for hospital or other health-care services that is different from or in addition to, what is required under the applicable standard code set for the hospital or other health-care services provided.

C. Except as provided in Regulation .10 of this chapter, a third-party payor may not use and may not require a hospital or person entitled to reimbursement to furnish additional information with the initial submission of the UB-92 that is different from, or in addition to, the applicable standard code set or for the hospital or other health-care services provided.