Tag: NGS

NOA discharge error resolved, reports NGS

NGS, a Medicare administrative contractor serving agencies in 19 states, reports to its providers that there has been a resolution for the months-long issue with Notices of Admission that was causing a return to provider incorrectly with edit code U537F. The error was due to the Common Working File not correctly recognizing discharges, according to […]

MAC: Fix announced for NOA discharge error

Some providers are getting the green light to resubmit NOAs beginning April 4, 2022, for RTPs with reason code U537F that were returned due to a system error. National Government Services (NGS), a Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) working with agencies in 19 states, announced the fix March 31, 2022, after first identifying the issue January […]

Medicare patients encouraged to get flu and pneumonia shots

The National Government Services (NGS) supports the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) announcements that suggest Medicare patients get their flu and pneumonia shots. Medicare patients should remain current with flu, pneumonia and other vaccinations, according to NGS. A high-dose flu vaccine should be given to people who […]