Jul 12, 2013

Three Newly Common Medicare Claims Errors You Can Avoid

Novitas identified the top Medicare claim submission errors for Texas the first quarter of 2013. These three on the list are new compared with those reported in December 2012.

  1. Patient/insured health identification number and name do not match.
  2. Charge exceeds fee schedule/maximum allowable or contracted/legislated fee arrangement.
  3. The benefit for this service is included in the payment/allowance for another service or procedure that has already been adjudicated.

Learn more about these errors and pick up some tips on how to avoid them.

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