276/277 Acknowledgements and Reports (Medical Associates Health Plan)
Medical Associates Health Plan HIPAA 276/277 transmissions are used in tandem with the v5010 ASC X12N Implementation Guides, are compliant with both ASC X12 syntax and those guides. As the 276 transaction is designed to be exchanged for a 277 response containing the claim status information sought in the 276 request, Change HealthCare will not send any other sort of acknowledgement that the 276 has been received, unless there is a problem processing the request.
Should the 276 fail structural validation upon receipt, a 999 acknowledgment file will be returned detailing the specific errors. No 277 response will be generated unless the 276 is corrected and resubmitted. REPORT INVENTORY 999 Implementation Acknowledgements (005010X231A1).
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