What does KX modifier mean?

What does KX modifier mean?

Modifier KX Use of the KX modifier indicates that the supplier has ensured coverage criteria for the billed is met and that documentation does exist to support the medical necessity of item. Documentation must be available upon request.

What are Medicare remark codes?

Remittance Advice Remark Codes (RARCs) are used in a remittance advice to further explain an adjustment or relay informational messages that cannot be expressed with a claim adjustment reason code. Remark codes are maintained by CMS, but may be used by any health plan when they apply.

What do you need to know about Medicare denial codes?

Medicare denial code and Description A group code is a code identifying the general category of payment adjustment. A group code must always be used in conjunction with a claim adjustment reason code to show liability for amounts not covered by Medicare for a claim or service. MACs do not have discretion to omit appropriate codes and messages.

What is the co B16 denial code for Medicare?

Denial Code (Remarks): CO B16 Denial reason:t Payment adjusted because `New Patient’ qualifications were not met. Denial Action: : Submit the claims with established patient visit

What are the Medicaid claim denial codes 17?

Medicaid Claim Denial Codes 17 MA37 Missing/incomplete/invalid patient’s address. Note: (Modified 2/28/03) MA38 Missing/incomplete/invalid birth date. Note: (Deactivated eff. 6/2/05) MA39 Missing/incomplete/invalid gender. Note: (Modified 2/28/03) MA40 Missing/incomplete/invalid admission date. Note: (Modified 2/28/03)

When does patient responsibility denial code PR 166 end?

PR 166 These services were submitted after this payers responsibility for processing claims under this plan ended. PR 168 Payment denied as Service (s) have been considered under the patient’s medical plan. Benefits are not available under this dental plan PR 201 Workers Compensation case settled.