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NUBC Value Code(s) Acknowledgement/Returned as unprocessable claim


Rejection Message

NUBC Value Code(s) Acknowledgement/Returned as unprocessable claim-The claim/encounter has been rejected and has not been entered into the adjudication system.

Rejection Details

UB-04 Institutional Rejection

This rejection indicates the claim is missing Value Code 80. 

Michigan BCBS put a new edit in place on 5/1/16 requiring this value code for claims going forward.


Follow the instructions below to enter the value code on the encounter:

  1. Click Encounters > Track Claim Status. The Find Claim window opens.
  2. Look for and double-click on the encounter that needs correcting. The Edit Claim window opens.
  3. Double-click on the Encounter number.  The Edit Encounter window opens.
  4. Navigate to the Health Information section and select a Value from the Type drop-down.
  5. Select a 80 from the Code drop-down.
  6. Enter an Amount.
  7. Populate the From Date and To Date as needed.
  8. Click Save & Rebill.

Then, resubmit all affected claims.

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