The New CMS-1500 (02/12) Claim Form has been released for official use. The new CMS-1500 (version 02/12) will replace the previous form (version 08/05). See timeline below.
FINAL TRANSITION TIMELINE:
January 6, 2014: Private insurance carriers and Medicare will begin to receive and process claims on the new CMS-1500 Form (02/12).
January 6 - March 31, 2014: Dual-use period during which time both versions of the form will be accepted.
April 1, 2014: The current form (08/05) is discontinued. All private insurance carriers and Medicare will accept only the new version of the form (02/12).