Reason Code 13

Code Description
Reason Code: 13 The date of death precedes the date of service.


Common Reasons for Denial

  • Date of death precedes date of service

Next Step

How to Avoid Future Denials

  • Suppliers may use the Noridian Medicare Portal, under eligibility, to verify if beneficiary is eligible or call the Noridian Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System, prior to submitting a claim
    • Date of Death will display on the eligibility benefits response page
  • If record on file is incorrect, beneficiary's family/estate must contact Social Security at (800-772-1213)


Last Updated Dec 09 , 2023