GS1 Healthcare Standards

GS1 Healthcare Standards (Identification) The widespread use of GS1 Standards has revolutionized efficiency, accuracy, and cost-effectiveness in a range of industries. Recognizing the impact that industry-wide adoption of a common language can have, GS1 Healthcare US® is committed to helping the industry improve efficiency and quality for lower costs, more streamlined care delivery, and better Read More →

EDI Order-to-Cash Transactions

EDI Order-to-Cash Transactions in U.S. Healthcare Using GTINs and GLNs in EDI business messaging instead of proprietary identifiers can help improve transaction accuracy and efficiency, and more fully support traceability from the manufacturer to the patient / end user. GS1 guidelines describe key aspects of Order-to-Cash transactions in U.S. healthcare. 850 Purchase Order Used by the Read More →

EDI overview

EDI Overview and Enrollment Procedures For Optima Health Providers EDI overview and requirements are to be used with the HIPAA-AS Implementation Guide. Each EDI vendor will have to sign a Trading Partner Agreement, which includes the Network Access Agreement and the Business Associate Agreement. EDI overview: Business Use Each transaction set will be used to expedite the execution of electronic Read More →

Medical Billing Software Vendor

How To Choose A Medical Billing Software Vendor For Submitting HIPAA Claims To Manitoba Health? Prior to selecting a medical billing software vendor the list of questions should be considered including requirements for the MHHLS billing applications. Installation: What is the waiting period for delivery and installation? Training: Is the training included in the purchase price? How Read More →

EDI Process Flow

EDI Process Flow At Veterans Health Administration (VHA) EDI Process Flow above flowchart represents the path that electronic claims follow at Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The objective of electronic billing is to submit completely correct claims. Claims sent electronically reach the payer faster, are processed faster, and are paid faster than claims submitted to the Read More →

Traceability In Healthcare

GS1 Healthcare Case Study: Improving patient safety through traceability initiative Sanatorio Güemes is a 522-bed private hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that has established best practices regarding patient safety and quality of care. The hospital has implemented processes and policies to enable electronic medical records and improve inventory management, and are meeting many requirements of the National Read More →

GS1 Standards

Transformation with GS1 Standards: Franciscan Missionaries Case Study The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) is a non-profit healthcare system serving more than half of Louisiana’s population. Challenged by the rising costs and growing complexity of delivering quality healthcare, FMOLHS needed to improve its operational efficiencies, control costs, and remain focused on what mattered most—the Read More →

Health Care EDI

Health Care EDI Real World Practice: HIPAA Compliance And Deviations Health Care EDI is one of the branches where Electronic Data Interchange accelerates information exchange, reduces manual interruption and provides processing reliability and security. Health Care EDI operates under the rules of HIPAA – standard that states requirements to health care electronic transactions. HIPAA concerns health care Read More →

EDI Claims Statusing

EDI Claims Statusing On The HAP Midwest Health Plan Website EDI Claims Statusing is provided for all HAP Midwest Health Plan providers.  EDI Claims Statusing can be tracked 24/7 on website at www.midwesthealthplan.com. Midwest Health Plan EDI Claims Statusing gives you the possibility to status up to three years of claims data. EDI Claims Statusing procedure Click on Read More →

Clean Claim Requirements

Clean Claim Requirements (Cigna vendors) Clean Claim Requirements were developed with the goal to process all claims at initial submission. Before Cigna can process a claim, it must be a “clean” or complete claim submission, which includes the following information, when applicable: primary carrier explanation of benefits (EOB) when Cigna is the secondary payer prescription for physical Read More →