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The last position of the Bill Type Code is not a valid NUBC Frequency code for this transaction

Rejection Message Rejection Details Resolution

The last position of the Bill Type Code is not a valid NUBC Frequency code for this transaction

 

This rejection indicates that a professional claim was billed with frequency code 6.

Frequency Code of 6, this is generally only permitted on institutional claims.

Submitter Action:

The provider/biller should contact the payer to verify the appropriate submission reason code.

Follow the instructions below to enter the submit reason on the encounter:

  1. Click Encounters > Track Claim Status.
  2. Look for and double-click on the encounter that needs correcting.
  3. On the Edit Claim window, double-click on the Encounter number. 
  4. Click the drop-down arrows next to Miscellaneous (CMS-1500) to expand.
  5. Select the correct Submit Reason code.
  • If the submit reason is “7” enter the Payer Doc Ctrl #.

6.  Click Save and Rebill. 

Then, rebill and resubmit all affected claims.

Note: The submit reason code depends on the payer's requirements.