Reason Code 5LPDN

Reason Code Narrative

MEDICARE DOES NOT PAY FOR THIS SERVICE WITH THE DIAGNOSIS SHOWN ON THE CLAIM PROVIDER LIABLE

Common Reason Code Errors

  • Service(s) billed is not a Medicare payable service

Common Reason Code Corrections

  • A Redetermination may be submitted if facility feels that sending additional documentation will support need for service(s) provided. Request should include:
    • All applicable supporting medical documentation
    • Corrected UB-04 form

Direct Data Entry (DDE) users can view remarks section for additional clarification.

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Last Updated May 22, 2018