Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

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Additional Development Request (ADR) is a request for medical records for claims with status S B6001 and error code 39700 error code in Fiscal Intermediary Standard System (FISS) Direct Data Entry (DDE). If a claim is suspended for medical review, an ADR may be issued to obtain information needed to make a determination. Providers, physicians, and suppliers are responsible for providing the information needed to adjudicate their claims. If no response is received to the ADR within the specified timeframes, money will be withheld or claim denied.

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