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Help! Medicare denies hospital beds CO112
« on: January 15, 2014, 10:19:42 AM »
I am having a problem getting Medicare to pay for hospital beds because the beginning date of service does not match the date of the delivery ticket. For example we delivered a bed 06/01/2013 but billed with a start date of 06/02/2013. Medicare denies the first claim because the date of service and delivery date don't match, which I understand, but they also deny every month thereafter.

Is there anyway I can get this fixed so they will be paid?


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Re: Help! Medicare denies hospital beds CO112
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2014, 07:46:33 PM »
So are you saying that you need to correct a claim that has already been sent in and denied because the dates do not match? Is this a mistake of the DME supplier..(you I assume). Not trying to make you feel bad, really. Mistakes happen. Since this is a rental on a month to month, it will affect your payment. Have you tried calling the MAC and ask them how to correct the claim so that you will be paid.


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Re: Help! Medicare denies hospital beds CO112
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2014, 03:49:31 PM »
It sounds like you intentionally have the date of service one day later than the delivery date.  Is there a reason for that?  Just wondering why the beginning date wouldn't be the same as the delivery date.
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