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PATIENT STATUS CODE IS REQUIRED AND MUST BE VALID

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PATIENT STATUS CODE IS REQUIRED AND MUST BE VALID

 

UB-04 Institutional Rejection

This rejection indicates that theclaim is missing the Patient Discharge Status Code.

Per the payer’s requirements, all institutional claims now requires the Patient Discharge Status Code.

Follow the instructions below to enter an admitting type from 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. Navigate to the Admission section and populate the "Discharge Status" dropdown.
  5. Ensure that the “Type” and "Point of Origin" field under the Admission section are populated as well.
  6. Click Save all the way out.

Then, rebill and resubmit all affected claims.