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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) refers to instances in which Medicare does not have primary responsibility for paying the medical expenses of a Medicare beneficiary. This is because the Medicare beneficiary may be entitled to other coverage, which should pay the primary health benefits.
Medicare secondary claims can be submitted electronically. However, Palmetto GBA has rejected some claims because there was a mismatch between the MSP Type submitted on the claim and the specific patient's Medicare record. Below are some examples of situations that you may wish to verify when you receive these Medicare rejections:
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Last Updated: 09/01/2020