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Last Modified: 5/15/2020 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A

Avoiding reject reason code U5200 FAQ

Q: We received claim reject code U5200, stating that there is no record of Part A entitlement for the beneficiary. What steps can we take to avoid this reject?
Click here for descriptions associated with Medicare Part A reason codes. Enter a valid reason code into the box and click the submit button.
A: Check beneficiary eligibility prior to submitting claims to Medicare. Click here for ways to verify beneficiary eligibility.
Source: CMS internet-only manual (IOM Pub. 100-04), Chapter 2 external pdf file, Sections 10 and 30
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