As of 2014, CMS-1500 is a form issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and used by health care professionals to request reimbursement for services provided to patients. This form is used for reimbursement from various government insurance plans including Medicare, Medicaid and Tricare.
The CMS-1500 is a standard claim form used by all non-institutional medical providers or suppliers to bill Medicare carriers and durable medical equipment carriers when a provider qualifies for a waiver of electronic submission of claims. This paper claim form is also used for billing certain Medicaid state agencies. CMS-1500 is available in various formats including single part, multi-part and continuous feed.Learn More
The largest portion of local government tax revenue in the United States comes from residential and commercial property taxes. Overall, local governments obtained more than 75 percent of their fiscal year 2010 tax revenues from property taxes, as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau. During that same fiscal year, New Hampshire was the state whose local governments relied most heavily on property taxes, with New Jersey and Vermont in second and third place, respectively.Full Answer >
SFGate Home Guides explains that since property taxes are public records, information about the taxes levied on a specific address are obtainable from the local government entity that maintains those records, which is typically the county assessor's office or recorder's office. Many localities make this information available online.Full Answer >
The strongest tax systems create fairness, assure adequacy, simplicity, transparency and promote administrative ease according to the Oklahoma Policy Institute. Ultimately, strong and healthy tax systems create healthy and vibrant economies, and may even promote peace and create strong and stable governments.Full Answer >
The address for a federal tax return will vary depending on the state it is sent from, but it will always be addressed to the "Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service." In calendar year 2015 it will be sent to either Kansas City, Missouri; Fresno, California; or Austin, Texas.Full Answer >