Electronic Remittance Advice

Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) Enrollment Process Notes Electronic Remittance Advice Enrollment process provides for collection of the information needed to successfully receive ERA transactions from Medicare and EDI trading partners. This agreement must be executed by each provider that receives ERA either directly to or from Medicare or through a third party. Each provider that Read More →

EDI Enrollment Form

EDI Enrollment Form Requirements For Medicare Partners EDI Enrollment Form on file with a particular A/B MAC or CEDI signed by providers may or may not be required to submit a new signed EDI Enrollment Form to the same A/B MAC or CEDI each time they change their method of electronic billing or begin to use Read More →

EDI Medicare Enrollments

EDI Medicare Enrollments: New Enrollments and Maintenance of Existing Enrollments EDI Medicare Enrollments process provides for collection of the information needed to successfully exchange EDI transactions between Medicare and EDI trading partners and also establishes the expectations for both parties in the exchange. This agreement must be executed by each provider that submits/receives EDI either Read More →

Medicare EDI Enrollement

Medicare EDI Enrollment Basic Guidelines Medicare EDI Enrollment process for the Medicare beneficiary inquiry system (HETS 270/271) is currently a separate process. A/B MACs and CEDI are required to furnish new providers that request Medicare claim privileges information on EDI. A/B MACs and CEDI are required to assess the capability of entities to submit data Read More →

Health Care Information

The America Reinvestment and Recovery Act Purposes The America Reinvestment and Recovery Act purpose is to provide guidance with the development of nationwide health information technology infrastructure that allows for the electronic use and exchange of information that: (1) ensures that each patient’s health information is secure and protected, in accordance with applicable law; (2) Read More →

EDI Enrollment and Registration

EDI Enrollment and Registration (Trading Partner Agreements Basics) EDI Enrollment and Registration basics state that Medicare FFS’ Trading Partner Agreement is comprised of two forms: 1) EDI Registration and 2) EDI Enrollment. A/B MACs and CEDI must use these two forms, or their own organization specific forms given they are comparable in terms of content, Read More →

Health Care Information Security, Privacy And Compliance Health Care Information acts described are HIPAA, The America Reinvestment and Recovery Act and Administrative Simplification and Compliance Act (ASCA). Two aspects of the Health Care Information legislation are pertinent to this post: Ensuring the security of electronic data transmitted between covered entities, and Ensuring the privacy of individuals Read More →

HIPAA EDI

HIPAA EDI Legislative Basics And Requirements HIPAA EDI is the process of using nationally established standards to exchange electronic information between business entities in health care. EDI national standards are developed and maintained by a group of standards development organizations (SDOs), such as the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12 and the National Council of Prescription Drug Read More →

Medicare EDI Acronyms and Definitions Medicare EDI terms given below are represented by acronyms and definitions as assistance to understand the Medicare EDI terminology used in health care and insurance. EDI – Electronic Data Interchange – the process of using nationally established standards to exchange electronic information between business entities. HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Read More →