Reason Code 96 | Remark Code N425 - JA DME
Reason Code 96 | Remark Code N425
|Reason Code: 96||Non-covered charge(s).|
|Remark Code: N425||Statutorily excluded.|
Common Reasons for Denial
- Non-covered charge(s). Medicare does not pay for this service/equipment/drug.
- If billed incorrectly (such as inadvertently omitting a required modifier), request a reopening. Utilize the Noridian Modifier Lookup Tool to ensure proper modifiers are included on claim
- If is for the KX, GA, GZ, or GY modifiers, a redetermination request may be submitted with all relevant supporting documentation. Noridian encourages Redeterminations/Appeals be submitted using the Noridian Medicare Portal. Review applicable Local Coverage Determination (LCD), LCD Policy Article, and Documentation Checklists prior to submitting request.
How to Avoid Future Denials
- Review applicable Local Coverage Determination (LCD), LCD Policy Article documentation requirements for coverage and use of modifiers. Utilize the Noridian Modifier Lookup Tool to ensure proper modifiers are included on claim, prior to billing.
Last Updated Tue, 15 Dec 2020 17:00:02 +0000