General Shipping Specifications for McLane Company Suppliers Shipping procedure includes notes for all shipments for McLane Company. The Company needs delivery appointments for every PO. Appointments are to be made 72 hours in advance of the PO due date for delivery. Carriers will only use McLane Company PO numbers. McLane Company will offer a pallet exchange program when usinf Read More →

Ace Hardware EDI Commitment Ace Hardware EDI department feels that EDI is an essential key to reach market advantage. Company’s commitment to EDI covers all aspects of relationship with vendors including: Electronic transmission of PO; Receipt of ASN; Sharing of Stock Status and Forecasting EDI transactions; Preplan POs; Electronic processing of vendor invoices; Payment of vendor invoices; Read More →

UnitedHealthcare EDI requirements for Claim Status Inquiry & Response Transactions UnitedHealthcare EDI 276 transaction (Health Care Claim Status Inquiry) is used to inquire about the status of a claim after it has been sent to a payer. UnitedHealthcare EDI 277 transaction (Health Care Claim Status Response) is used to respond to a request inquiry about the status of Read More →

  GTIN and Barcode Guidelines for McLane Company Suppliers The GTIN is a globally unique 14-digit number used to identify trade items, products, or services. The entire family of data structures within the GTIN is: GTIN-12 (UPC) GTIN-13 (EAN-13) GTIN-14 (EAN/UCC-128 or ITF-14) GTIN-8 (EAN-8). Tracking point-of-sale information through UPC coding helps McLane. It raises selling of Read More →

Invoicing procedures (880 Grocery Products Invoice) for McLane Company Vendors McLane Company prefers invoicing (880 Grocery Products Invoice) through EDI. Using EDI you are able to reduce the manual processing of purchase orders (PO) and invoices. Supplier can access a listing of purchase orders and their status, confirm PO receipts and quantities. Also vendors can create an Advance Shipping notification Read More →

UnitedHealth Group EDI solution in health care industry partnership Using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) to exchange information with UnitedHealth Group EDI department and other payers has many advantages. Take a look at the benefits and savings below to see how UnitedHealth Group EDI initiative may benefit your practice. Send and receive information faster. With UnitedHealth Group EDI, Read More →

HIPAA History, Rules and Regulations In 1996, President Clinton responded to the need for more efficient healthcare services at lower costs. The solution was signing into law the Kennedy-Kassebaum Act. This act is also known as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). It makes standards for healthcare EDI under the rules of the Department of Read More →

Health Care EDI Fundamental Standards and WEDI Before speaking about Health Care EDI standardization, let us figure out brief history of EDI standards. In 1975 the TDCC (Transportation Data Coordinating Committee) gathered representatives from the transportation industry to create a first set of formal EDI transaction standards. These transaction sets were primarily created for the Read More →

Basic definition of Healthcare EDI and its environment Electronic data interchange (EDI) is a business-to-business, computer-to-computer exchange of transaction information. The examples are: Health Care Claims, Payments, and Benefit Enrollment transactions. Each of these transaction types in Healthcare EDI has a specifically defined, computer-readable format assigned to it. This is referred to as a transaction Read More →