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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
From October 1, 2018, through April 22, 2019, the home health ordering/referring/attending physician reason code 32072 was not editing correctly. This allowed claims containing a terminated attending physician to incorrectly pay. These claims should have denied.
In the beginning of May, a Fiscal Intermediary Shared System (FISS) utility was initiated to adjust claims that should have originally denied with reason code 32072. The utility captured some claims that it should not have, but the adjustments did process properly. This will cause unnecessary adjustment activity on remittance advices. However, there is no impact of incorrect payments. This may continue until all of the adjustments finalize. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The adjustments (32I type of bill) fall into three categories:
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Last Updated: 05/10/2019