Reason Code 151

Code Description
Reason Code: 151 Payment adjusted because the payer deems the information submitted does not support this many/frequency of services.


Common Reasons for Denial

  • Equipment is the same or similar to equipment already being used.
  • There is a date span overlap or overutilization based on related LCD.

Next Step

  • 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. Noridian encourages Redeterminations be submitted using the Noridian Medicare Portal

How to Avoid Future Denials


Last Updated Tue, 10 Nov 2020 18:33:40 +0000