In Billing
Sep 12th, 2012
Sometimes all you need to make something work is an actual manual where all the parts are explained. Practices implementing version 5010 have access to such a manual from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). “Instructions related to the 835 Health Care Claim Payment/Advice based on ASC X12 Technical Report Type 3 (TR3), ...
In Billing
Jun 18th, 2012
The Medicare 90-day discretionary enforcement period for non-compliant Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-covered entities to begin using the new versions of the X12 standards for electronic transactions ends June 30. Beginning July 1, only the new ASC X12 Version 5010 and National Council for Prescription Drug Program (NCPDP) Telecom D.0 formats will be ...
In Billing
Aug 11th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the results of its first National Version 5010 Testing Day, held June 15. No significant errors were detected, according to the agency, but participation was low, as was the confidence level of trading partners that they will be ready to implement the new electronic standard in ...
In Billing
Jul 15th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its first National 5010 Testing Day on June 15, with interesting results. TrailBlazer and NHIC, Corp. recently posted testing outcomes in the form of a top 10 submission error list specific to each Medicare administrative contractor’s (MAC’s) jurisdiction. Top 10 Version 5010 Submission Errors was last ...
In CMS
Mar 11th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host its 15th national education call regarding Medicare fee-for-service’s implementation of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Version 5010 and D.0 transaction standards on March 30. This is an opportunity to learn how to meet this essential requirement. And as a bonus, participating coders may qualify to ea...