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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
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An updated alert Remittance Advice Remark Code now appears on remittance advices. Make sure your billing staff is aware of this change and uses the MBI:
N793: ALERT - Starting January 1, 2020, Medicare will only accept claims submitted with the Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI). Medicare will reject any claims submitted with the Health Insurance Claim Number (HICN) with a few exceptions - www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMattersArticles/downloads/SE18006.pdf (PDF, 213 KB).
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Last Updated: 08/28/2019