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Guidelines for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare program include that the applicant must be age 65 or older or have certain disabilities, such as end-stage renal disease and must have worked and... More »

A CMS-1500 form is the official standard insurance claim form used for Medicare and Medicaid health insurance. The form is required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and must be submitted on original print ... More »

Seniors use Medicare Form CMS-40B to apply for Medicare Part B medical insurance, reports the Social Security Administration. Seniors eligible to receive Medicare Part A hospital insurance without paying premiums use For... More »

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The CMS 1500 form in PDF format may be downloaded for free from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website, CMS.gov. Health care providers use the CMS 1500 to claim payment from Medicare for qualifying services... More »

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