Effective June 1, Novitas to Change Hardcopy Claims Submissions Policy for Medicare Part A

Last Updated: May 7, 2019

Claim_computer_keyboard-articleStarting June 1, 2019, Novitas Solutions will no longer accept hardcopy Medicare Part A claims using the UB-04 claim form, except in cases where an exception applies.

  • Exceptions to the new requirement are as follows:
  • Administrative Simplification Compliance Act
  • 935 adjustments or cancels
  • Tertiary claims
  • Medicare Secondary Payer claim cancels 
  • Tribal Self-Funded Adjustments
  • Disaster related (national or facility)

Hardcopy requests received on or after June 1 will be returned via mail if one of the exceptions is not met.

Novitas offers more information on this Medicare Part A policy on its website here.


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