July 2023 Taxonomy Code Set Update

July 3, 2023

The NUCC has released the semi-annual update to the Health Care Provider Taxonomy code set, which will go into effect on October 1, 2023.  The complete code set is available under the "Code Sets" tab.  Changes to the code set are listed in the "New Codes" and "Modifications" tabs under in the Code Sets and Provider Taxonomy menu tabs.

August 9, 2023 Meeting

June 16, 2023

The NUCC will hold its next meeting open to the public on August 9, 2023 from 1:00 - 4:30 pm CT. A joint meeting will be held with the NUBC from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CT. 

Meeting Location: American Hospital Association office at 155 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL.

Virtual Attendance: There will be a virtual option to attend.

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. Non-committee member attendees will be limited to virtual attendance only.

Here is the draft agenda for the meeting.

April 12, 2023 Meeting

March 3, 2023

The NUCC will hold its next meeting open to the public on April 12, 2022 from 1:00 - 4:30 pm CT. A joint meeting will be held with the NUBC from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CT. 

Meeting Location: American Medical Association office at 330 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL.

Virtual Attendance: There will be a virtual option to attend.

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. Due to ongoing COVID concerns, non-committee member attendees will be limited to virtual attendance only.

Here is the draft agenda for the meeting.

January 2023 Taxonomy Code Set Update Released

January 4, 2023

The NUCC has released the semi-annual update to the Health Care Provider Taxonomy code set, which will go into effect on April 1, 2023.  The complete code set is available under the "Code Sets" tab.  Changes to the code set are listed in the "New Codes" and "Modifications" tabs under in the Code Sets and Provider Taxonomy menu tabs.

August 10, 2022 Meeting

July 20, 2022

The NUCC will hold its next meeting open to the public on August 10, 2022 from 1:00 - 4:30 pm CT. A joint meeting will be held with the NUBC from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CT. 

Meeting Location: American Hospital Association office at 155 N. Wacker Dr., Chicago, IL.

Virtual Attendance: There will be a virtual option to attend.

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. Due to ongoing COVID concerns, non-committee member attendees will be limited to virtual attendance only.

Here is the draft agenda for the meeting.

2022 Annual 1500 Instruction Manual Released

July 1, 2022

The NUCC has released its annual, updated version of its 1500 Health Insurance Claim Form Reference Instruction Manual.  The updated instruction manual, Version 10.0 7/22, goes into effect immediately and is available under the 1500 Claim Form tab. 

No changes were made since the Version 9.0 7/21 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.

July 2022 Provider Taxonomy Code Set Update

July 1, 2022

The NUCC has released the semi-annual update to the Health Care Provider Taxonomy code set, which will go into effect on October 1. 2022.  The complete Provider Taxonomy code set is available at: www.nucc.org/taxonomy.  Changes to the code set are listed in the "Modifications" tab under the Code Sets and Provider Taxonomy menu tabs. 

Condition Codes 90 and 91 Approved for Use on Professional Claims, Effective Immediately

January 19, 2021

The NUCC has approved the use of Condition Codes 90 and 91 for immediate use on the 1500 Claim Form and in the 837 Professional as follows:

  • 90 - Service provided as part of an Expanded Access (EA) approval
  • 91 - Service provided as part of an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA)

 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released MLN Matters MM12049 on the use of these Condition Codes for Medicare claims effective February 1, 2021.  

The complete list of Condition Codes available for use in the professional claim is available on the Condition Codes page under the Code Sets tab.