EDI Integration: Software Upgrades, Proprietary Data And Legal Concerns EDI Integration requires regular updates. The Rail Industry Guidelines are updated each year upon publication of the ASC X12 version/release. Trading partners within the rail industry are expected to upgrade to one of the two most current version/releases on a schedule agreed to by the railroads. In most Read More →

EDI Implementation Concerns EDI Implementation is not a simple task, EDI is not technically complex. There are a number of ways to learn about EDI, including: periodicals, commercially available training programs, EDI conferences and trade shows, software and network suppliers, and the experience of companies already participating in EDI. Costs and benefits Hardware costs often are Read More →

Testing EDI Transactions (Union Pacific Trading Partner EDI Program) Testing EDI transactions is initiated by Union Pacific to ensure prompt payments and electronic documents processing with trading partners. Union Pacific is currently active in the following EDI transactions (ASC X12): 850 RIFMAT – Purchase orders 810 RIFMAT – Material invoices 810 RIFDFO – Diesel fuel invoices 997 Read More →

CERT Program Processing CERT program ensures a statistically valid random sample; therefore, the improper payment rate calculated from this sample is considered to reflect all claims processed by the Medicare FFS program during the report period. The sample of Medicare FFS claims is reviewed by an independent medical review contractor to determine if they were Read More →

Comprehensive Error Rate Testing Program (Celerian Group Company): Acceptable electronic signature notations Comprehensive Error Rate Testing Program was implemented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to measure improper payments in the Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) program. CERT is designed to comply with the Improper Payments Information Act (IPIA) of 2002, as amended by the Read More →

Electronic Claim Submission To Celerian Group Company (CGS) Electronic Claim Submission is a part of EDI program for providers who conduct business with Celerian Group Company and Medicare electronically. Find some FAQS and answers regarding Electronic Claim Submission below. How can I tell if my claims have been received by CGS? – If claims are electronically submitted from Read More →

EDI Enrollment (Celerian Group Company) A/B MACs and DME MACs EDI Enrollment means that Celerian Group Company (CGS) will obtain an EDI Enrollment form for each provider prior to electronic transfer of data and issuance of system passwords/billing numbers to protect the security of transferred data. CGS will obtain a new EDI Enrollment package or a Read More →

EDI Communication Set Up Basic Steps EDI communication with Union Pacific accepts all types of communications envelopes, although the standard ISA envelope is preferred. Union Pacific will send functional acknowledgments using the communications envelope format utilized by the originating transaction. A functional acknowledgment is an EDI reply to an original EDI message. The acknowledgment indicates that the Read More →

EDI Program (Purchase Orders Union Pacific) EDI program requires inter-departmental coordination and a fresh look at many current business processes. In Union Pacific EDI program there is a wealth of information available: periodicals, commercially available training programs, EDI conferences and trade shows, software and network suppliers, and – perhaps best of all – the sharing Read More →

EDI Data Communication Between Trading Partners EDI Data Communication is released directly (point-to-point between companies) or indirectly via a Value Added Network (VAN). Transentric is able to help establish direct connection to Union Pacific and other trading partners for most EDI transactions. The process improvements that EDI offers are significant and can be dramatic. For example, consider the Read More →