FAQs

The SPR advice will no longer be mailed 31 days for Part A and 45 days for Part B after the provider number(s) has been setup for the ERA.

Reviewed: 10/05/22

Yes. In many cases the Electronic Data Interchange Help Desk can repost an ERA for up to 45 days. EDI Help Desk contact information can be found in the right column of the EDI Solutions page.

Reviewed: 10/05/22

Visit CMS’ Health Care Payment and Remittance Advice web page for information about the sets of codes that are used on the remittance advice.

Reviewed: 10/05/22

Check with your software vendor to determine if you have the capability to post an ERA file to your accounts receivable system. If your software vendor offers posting of the ERA, National Government Services would strongly recommend using this option in order to receive all of the advantages of an ERA.

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Reviewed: 10/05/22

Software is required to download, print, and post the ERA data. This software can be obtained through your current software vendor. If your vendor offers posting of the ERA, we strongly recommend this option so that you can utilize all of the ERA advantages. If ERA software is not available with your software vendor, you can use a program developed by CMS called MREP. This free software program is available for all providers to use in order to download and print Medicare Part B ERAs.

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Reviewed: 10/05/22