A Local B/MAC/Carrier Receives a Claim for Services that are in A DME MAC’s Payment Jurisdiction (Rev. 2474, Issued: 05-18-12)

by  Find-A-Code
July 9th, 2015

When a local contractor (Part B MAC or carrier) receives a CMS-1500 or electronic claim for Medicare payment for items/services that are in a DME MAC’s payment jurisdiction, the claim shall be returned as unprocessable.

Use the following messages for claims indicated above except for claims that are identified as UMWA or RRB claims:

CARC 109 – Claim not covered by this payer/contractor. You must send the claim to the correct payer/contractor.

RARC N104 - This claim/service is not payable under our claims jurisdiction area. You can identify the correct Medicare contractor to process this claim/service through the CMS Web site at www.cms.gov.

RARC MA130 - Your claim contains incomplete and/or invalid information, and no appeal rights are afforded because the claim is unprocessable. Please submit a new claim with the complete/correct information.

Pub 100-04 Medicare Claims Processing Manual


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