Once Medicare processes a claim, the provider will receive an Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) or Standard Paper Remittance Advice (SPR), explaining how the claim was processed. Information regarding how Medicare Part B processed the claim is conveyed in the following three fields on the SPR. To ensure that you receive all pertinent information of how Medicare processes your claims, verify that your software vendor is capturing all of the information below on your ERA.


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