5CHGE - DRG Upcode/Downcode
Reason for Denial
The services billed were paid at a higher/lower payment level based on medical review of the records submitted.
How to Avoid a Denial
Under the Prospective Payment System (PPS), Medicare reimbursement rates are based on the patient’s health condition and care needs.
- Submit orders to cover the procedures billed
- Submit all documentation related to the services rendered