Provider Bulletin

May 12, 2006


June 20, 2006 PACE Payer Specification Revision


Please replace page 8 and 9 of your PACE NCPDP v5.1 PAYER SPECIFICATIONS with the accompanying revision.


Although this information is being sent to all known PACE software vendors, 

it remains the provider’s responsibility to ensure their software vendor is aware of this future change.


Effective Tuesday, June 20, 2006 all claims submitted to PACE, CRDP, Spina Bifida, Cystic Fibrosis, MSUD, PKU, and SPBP as the secondary payer must contain:


Secondary claims received with an OCC of 03, 05, 06 or 07 without a deny code will reject with NCPDP Error 6E, “Missing/Invalid Other Payer Reject Code.”


IMPORTANT: Claims submitted to PACE with a questionable or correctable deny code received from the primary, may be rejected at point of sale or disallowed upon further review.



Other Coverage Codes affected:


Ø3 = Other coverage exists – claim not covered.

Ø5 = Managed care plan denial.

Ø6 = Other coverage exists payment denied- not a participating provider.

Ø7 = Other coverage exists – not in effect on D.O.S.



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