Benefits of Electronic Data Interchange For CGS (A Celerian Group Company) Providers Benefits of Electronic Data Interchange to providers who conduct business with Medicare electronically are vivid. Some of those benefits include: No more paper claims: EDI (submitting claims to CGS electronically eliminates paperwork so your staff can accomplish more in less time. You will also Read More →

Jurisdiction 15 A/B MAC EDI Enrollment: CGS Provider EDI Enrollement Jurisdiction 15 A/B MAC EDI Enrollment goes under CMS instructions and CGS EDI providers must  follow the listed requirements. 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 Read More →

Celerian Group Company EDI Enrollment: The Internet EDI Enrollment Packet Celerian Group Company EDI Enrollment Packet should be completed to request an Internet EDI ID necessary to transmit Claim Status Request transactions (ANSI 276) and receive Claim Status Response transactions (ANSI 277), and/or retrieve Electronic Remittances (ANSI 835), via CGS’s public Internet. If retrieving Electronic Remittances (ANSI Read More →

Medicare Electronic Options: Transactions Increasing Business Productivity Medicare Electronic Options which will increase your business’ productivity include Claim Status Inquiry (CSI), payable Certificate of Medical Necessity (CMN) status, Beneficiary Eligibility (BE), 270/271, 276/277, and Electronic Remittance Advice (ERAs). Claim Status Inquiry (CSI) Claim Status Inquiry (CSI) allows you to electronically check the status of production claims after they have Read More →

Common Electronic Date Interchange (CEDI): Handling Medicare Transactions Common Electronic Date Interchange provides a single front end solution for the submission and retrieval of DME MAC electronic transactions. The Common Electronic Data Interchange contract for EDI services for all DME MAC suppliers. The acceptable HIPAA compliant format is the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) X12N Version 4010A1 837 transaction Read More →

Medicare Electronic Data Interchange: Benefits And Advantages Medicare Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer electronic exchange of Medicare files using standard format. Medicare Electronic Data Interchange gives the ability to transmit Electronic Media Claims (EMC) to Medicare in a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant format. National Government Services administers The Common Electronic Data Interchange (CEDI) contract Read More →

Authorization EDI Data Submission Requirements (IEHP Providers) Authorization EDI Data policy applies to IPAs and other Entities that have been delegated medical management where IEHP retains financial risk or administrative processing for those services. IEHP contractually requires Independent Provider Associations (IPAs) to submit all authorization data to IEHP at a minimum frequency of once per business day and Read More →

IEHP 5010 837I Institutional Claim Transaction Basics IEHP 5010 837I Institutional Claim requirements are given below for providers submitting health care claims to IEHP via EDI Network and for those who are intended to start EDI exchange with IEHP. Clearinghouse/IEHP Direct Providers Submitting Claim Data Clearinghouses are largely used as an intermediary for fee-for-service Providers, hospitals, and other Providers submitting Read More →

Encounter Identification (IEHP Provider EDI Requirements) To aid in Encounter Identification, plans must use the HCP number of the plan that the beneficiary was enrolled in at the time of the encounter as the first three characters of CLM01. In accordance with X12 837 Professional data specification rules, unless the encounter is a void or replacement, CLM01 must Read More →

IEHP EDI Network Testing Basics And DHCS Duplicate Logic IEHP EDI Network Providers will be required to submit test files to ensure the submitter’s systems are properly configured for data submission. Before exchanging production transactions, each plan must complete testing to become certified. This process allows IEHP EDI Network to confirm that the DHCS operational guidance has been properly programmed Read More →