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Reason Code Search and Resolution

Disclaimer: This is not a complete listing of reason codes. Other reason codes will be added.

This Reason Code Search and Resolution tool has been designed to aid Medicare providers in reviewing reason codes and how to resolve the edit or use them for determining if other action is needed. You may search this database by reason code or keyword. All records matching your search criteria will be returned for your review. If you are aware of a reason code not listed or a description and/or a resolution is not clear, please send your suggestion for reason code addition or update to

If you wish, you may also view the entire listing of reason codes, their descriptions, resolutions, and additional billing information by clicking on the "Show all Reason Codes" option.

Reason Code 32402


Revenue/HCPCS code combination error - The revenue code reported is not billable with this HCPCS code.


Review the revenue and HCPCS codes for keying errors, correct, and F9/resubmit the claim.

Some items and services can only be billed with certain revenue codes. If you have access to the Direct Data Entry (DDE) system, you may view the revenue codes that are billable with a particular HCPCS code in the HCPCS inquiry screen:

  • Select option 01 (Inquiries).
  • Select option 14 (HCPC Codes).
  • Key the HCPCS code in the HCPC field and press Enter.
  • The appropriate revenue codes are listed under the Allowable Revenue Codes field. If no revenue codes are listed, the HCPCS code can be billed with any revenue code.

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