The principal diagnosis and admitting diagnosis codes are not valid ICD-9 codes.
- ICD-9-CM code must be three to six positions left justified
- ICD-9-CM code cannot contain decimal points
Please verify billing and if appropriate, correct.
- Online providers: Press F9 to store the claim
- Other providers: Return to the intermediary. This reason code indicates that the submitter failed to input the principal or diagnosis code correctly.
Guidelines and Suggestions
Please verify that the principal and admitting diagnosis codes have been listed correctly and do not contain decimal points. Make the appropriate corrections and resubmit the claim.