General Shipment Requirements: Simplified Transportation & Receiving  General Shipment Requirements: Purchase orders must ship complete o Wegmans does not accept back-orders. Wegman prefers to arrange its incoming freight whenever it is logistically possible. Wegmans backhaul pickups are expected to have a weight limit of 42,000 pounds and built using quality standards for axle weight distribution. If a Read More →

Product Identification Requirements (Wegmans Vendor Requirements) Product Identification Requirements at Wegmans state that vendors identify their products with UPC barcodes (also known as EAN/UPC Symbols) that can be scanned at point of sale in Wegmans retail stores. Your UPC barcode symbols must include a valid Global Trade Item Number® (GTIN® ), the first part of which includes a Read More →

Wegmans EDI Transmissions Utilization Guides Wegmans EDI Transmissions are recommended for suppliers in order to better facilitate communications between the vendor and Wegmans. The appropriate EDI transactions for each supplier are determined based on replenishment type. Warehouse- 875,856,880 (UCS) Quick response- 850,856,810 (x12) VMI warehouse- 852, 855, 856, 880 (UCS). The first critical step of successful Wegmans EDI Read More →

Top Ten Claims Billing Errors For Highmark Healthcare Providers Top Ten Claims Billing Errors  have been identified to help providers send and process claims correctly. Incorrect provider number listed – Generally, the billing provider number is the assignment account, while the performing provider number is the individual practitioner. If practices are unsure which National Provider Identifier (NPI) to Read More →

HIPAA Billing Internal Dispute Process At Highmark HIPAA billing dispute regarding claims payment decisions made by Highmark can be requested by any provider that treats a Highmark member. Any claim dispute between a provider and Highmark arising from a provider’s request for payment is solely a contract dispute between the provider and Highmark, and does not involve Read More →

SEF: An open-standard file format SEF (The Standard Exchange Format) is an open-standard file format files ending with the extension .sef that defines the format and implementation guideline for proprietary and standard EDI documents. The Standard Exchange Format is an open-standard, computer readable, text format that contains the implementation guideline of an EDI document. The Read More →

SAP IDoc EDI Business Standartization SAP IDoc (intermediate document) is a standardized document, or data container, that is used to communicate with both SAP and non-SAP systems and exchange information. They resemble EDI documents and are commonly used to electronically transfer information, such as purchase orders, invoices, shipping notices and more. IDocs are based on two EDI standards, Read More →

NCPDP SCRIPT Standard In The Health Care Industry NCPDP SCRIPT Standard was first published in 1997 and has been updated at least annually based on the business needs identified by the industry. SCRIPT is a standard created to facilitate the transfer of prescription data between pharmacies, prescribers, intermediaries, facilities, and payers. Within SCRIPT, basic business operations Read More →

IATA Standards (EDI Logistics Standards) IATA standards suit offers a comprehensive package of regulations and standards for the air transport industry to promote safety and optimize efficient operations. IATA Cargo-IMP IATA Cargo-IMP stands for International Air Transport Association Cargo Interchange Message Procedures. It’s an EDI standard based on EDIFACT created to automate and standardize data exchange between airlines and other Read More →

HIPAA Claim Investigation (Highmark) HIPAA claim investigation is the ordinary means providers use to communicate their questions regarding pending, paid, or denied claims. An investigation should be submitted if the provider has a question about the status of a claim. Complete research should be completed by the provider prior to submitting the investigation. A claim investigation Read More →