Reason Code 16 | Remark Code M77

Code Description
Reason Code: 16 Claim/service lacks information or has submission/billing error(s)
Remark Code: M77 Missing/incomplete/invalid place of service.


Common Reasons for Denial

  • Place of service is missing, incomplete or invalid

Next Step

  • Correct and resubmit as a new claim

How to Avoid Future Denials

  • Verify prior to billing that the correct place of service for the HCPC provided is on the claim. The place of service for DMEPOS claims is considered the location where a beneficiary will primarily use the DMEPOS item.


Last Updated Tue, 06 Oct 2020 12:43:43 +0000