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Last Modified: 11/16/2022 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A

RTP reason code 30912 FAQ

Q: What steps can we take to avoid return to provider (RTP) reason code 30912?
For a description associated with Medicare Part A reason code(s) visit Part A Reason Code Lookup tool. Enter a valid reason code into the box and click the submit button.
A: An adjustment claim (type of bill XX7) was submitted with an incorrect cross-reference document control number (DCN), or you are attempting to adjust a previously adjusted/cancelled DCN. The following actions should be taken prior to submitting an adjusted claim.
Ensure the cross reference DCN is correct and complete for the claim being adjusted
CMS-1450, field locator (FL) 64 or electronic equivalent
Direct data entry (DDE) claims screen page 01, MAP1711
Submit a new claim if the original claim has been cancelled (type of bill XX8)
Submit an adjusted claim if the original claim has been adjusted (type of bill XX7)
For additional information visit Adjust, reopen, or resubmit claim FAQs
Source: CMS internet-only manual (IOM), publication 100-04, Chapter 34 external pdf file;
CMS Medicare Learning Network (MLN) fact sheet, Medicare Billing: 837I and CMS-1450 external pdf file;
Medicare Part A Direct Data Entry (DDE) Training Manual
pdf file
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