Remittance Remark Code N790 Incorrect on Non-Accredited HCPCS Codes

Provider/Supplier Type(s) Impacted: All

Reason Codes: Not applicable

Claim Coding Impact: Not applicable

Description of Issue: Noridian identified an issue with the Remark code N790 populating in error on Remittance Advices containing the following non-accredited HCPC code descriptions:

  • A01 Non-Accredited - Epoetin
  • A02 Non-Accredited - Immunosuppressive Drugs
  • A03 Non-Accredited - Infusion Drugs
  • A04 Non-Accredited - Nebulizer Drugs
  • A05 Non-Accredited - Oral Anti-Cancer Drugs
  • A06 Non-Accredited - Oral Antiemetic Drugs (Replacement for Intravenous Antiemetics)

The codes listed above do not require accreditation.

Noridian Action Required: Noridian will provide updates as they are available.

Provider/Supplier Action Required: No action is needed by suppliers.

Proposed Resolution/Solution: Noridian is working with CMS to correct the issue.

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Date Reported: 01/13/23

Date Resolved:

Last Updated Jun 11 , 2024