Reason Code B20 | Remark Codes M115 N211

Code Description
Reason Code: 20 Procedure/service was partially or fully furnished by another provider.
Remark Code: M115, N211 This item is denied when provided to this patient by a non-contract or non-demonstration supplier.


Common Reasons for Denial

  • Beneficiary resides in a Competitive bid area and items are being furnished by a non-contract supplier

Next Step

  • May not appeal this decision
  • Beneficiary resides in a Competitive Bid area and must contact a Competitive Bid supplier for item

How to Avoid Future Denials


Last Updated Dec 09 , 2023