Medicare Tip

Part B Claims Correction

Need to correct a minor error on a claim?  Forgot to add a modifier?  You can easily correct these mistakes with a phone call.  No faxing, no delay – your claim is corrected that day.

Novitas has created a flow chart that will assist you in getting to that particular CMS1500 line.  Follow the prompts listed on the chart titled Claims Correction.  Details are available in the Part B Appeals Reference Guide.

Visit to refer to the telephone inquiry quick reference and claim correction request.