MLN Product (New): Checking Medicare Claim Status
This new Product comprises Subregulatory Guidance for affected providers and its content is based on publicly available content within https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Manuals/Downloads/clm104c01.pdf. CMS policy or operation subject matter experts also reviewed/cleared this product. This Product educates providers on how to get claim status information electronically, including:
• What happens after I submit a claim?
• How do I know my accepted claim’s status, and when should I check payment status?
• What’s a clean claim and the waiting period?
• Which NPI number should I use?
This Product will be available to the public and posted on the CMS website at https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/MLN-Publications.
Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Issue Date: May 17, 2023
DISCLAIMER: The contents of this database lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law (including Medicare Advantage Rate Announcements and Advance Notices) or as specifically incorporated into a contract. The Department may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on the guidance repository, except to establish historical facts.