A superbill is an itemized form, used by healthcare providers in the United States, which details the services provided to a patient. It is the main data source for creation of a healthcare claim, which will be submitted to payers (insurances) for reimbursement. There is no standard format for a superbill but it usually covers certain key information about the provider, facility, patient, ICD, CPT and the type of care.

Components of a superbill

Provider Information

The provider information is straightforward. This section includes all of the relevant information regarding the practice when submitting a claim to the insurance. This would include:

  • Provider first and last name
  • Office location where the visit took place
  • Provider phone number
  • Provider email address
  • Provider signature
  • Referring provider name (if applicable)

Patient Information

The patient information section includes all of the patient information needed to successfully submit an insurance claim for reimbursement. This would include:

  • Patient first and last name
  • Patient address
  • Patient phone number
  • Patient date of birth (DOB)
  • Patient insurance information

Visit Information

The information regarding the visit itself is a critical component of Superbills. Unlike a typical receipt or invoice, a Superbill needs to contain Procedure Codes (CPT), Diagnosis Codes (ICD-10), Modifiers, and additional pieces of data to avoid the denial of claims. This information includes

  • Date of visit
  • Procedure Codes and Description (CPT)
  • Diagnosis Codes and Description (ICD-10)
  • Modifiers
  • Units or Minutes
  • Fees Charged



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