Medical Review (MR)
The Medical Review (MR) mission is to reduce provider billing errors and ensure that Medicare claims are paid correctly while maintaining the Medicare Program integrity. To reduce claim submission (coverage/coding) and payment errors, and increase timely payments, data is gathered and errors are identified and addressed. It is our philosophy to educate early and often; therefore, the MR and Provider Outreach and Education (POE) team creates coverage and guideline related articles, informational materials, and provide education on claims denied through MR and/or other review contractors. View the CMS Medical Review and Education webpage for details.
Documentation Requirements - View reference guides for submitting documentation to Medicare
How Do I Respond to an ADR? - Learn about the ADR process and how to submit requested documentation
MR FAQs - View frequently asked MR related inquiries and the answers to them
MR Overview - View the MR primary mission, plan and philosophy
Medical Documentation Signature Requirements - View signature requirement details
Order Authentication Requirements - View requirements as a condition of participation
Provider Self-Audit with Validation and Extrapolation (PSAVE) - This program allows providers to perform a self-audit after agreeing to waive appeal rights on universe of claims. View details
Reviews (Noridian) - View current and completed Noridian pre-payment service specific reviews
Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) - View information on the TPE pilot process
Who Reviewed My Claim? - View information to help providers determine which contractor reviewed a claim
Why is My Claim Denied? - How to access narrative detail reasons on reviewed claims
Other Review Contractors - Multiple CMS contractors complete reviews of medical records. This includes Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Contractor, Recovery Auditor (RA) Contractor, and many more. View details
Last Updated May 14, 2018
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