Deadline nearing for Medicare claims

February 2008
Medical Economics;2/1/2008, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the submission of Medicare fee-for-service 837P and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)-1500 claims that required to include National Provider Identifier (NPI) which will be effective in March 1, 2008 in the U.S. It is inferred that it's okay to submit claims using NPI and legacy pairs but can't send in claims with only the old identifier in the primary field. According to CMS that claims without NPI will be rejected or returned.


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