Last Modified: 6/20/2019
Location: FL, PR, USVI
Business: Part A
Q: What are the reason code ranges for claims when they have denied?
A: For claims that have been reviewed by the medical review department and denied, the reason code will start with a "5". If your claim was denied through the fiscal intermediary shared system (FISS) the reason code will start with a "7", which is a non-medical denial.
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