Reason Code 7NDOC

Reason Code Narrative

RAC COMPLEX REVIEW CMS DOCUMENTATION GUIDELINES NOT FOLLOWED.

Common Reason Code Errors

  • Recovery Auditor (RA) has determined based on information received from Additional Document Request (ADR) that CMS guidelines for documentation were not followed on claim

Common Reason Code Corrections

  • A Redetermination may be submitted if provider feels that sending additional documentation will support need for service(s) provided and they do not agree with RA decision. Request should include:
    • All applicable supporting medical documentation
    • Corrected UB-04 form
  • If agree with RA decision, providers can submit Part B claims for reasonable and necessary Part A hospital claim denials. Also known as A/B rebilling.

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

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Last Updated May 22, 2018