EDI Support Services

December 6, 2016

Scheduled Distribution


New Edit for Unlisted or Unspecified Codes

For Blue Shield ND Submitters

Effective December 4, 2016, all unlisted CPT codes or unspecified HCPCS codes that are submitted electronically in an 837P transaction for Blue Shield ND, will require a description of the service or procedure in Loop 2400 Segment SV101-7. If the description is missing, these claims will be rejected by EDI Support Services (EDISS) with an A8:306 error on the 277CA Acknowledgement report.


Special Character Usage

For All Submitters

EDISS occasionally receives a file containing special characters within the data that are also being used as a delimiter in EDISS response reports. In an effort to assist Submitters in avoiding unnecessary report file delays, EDISS encourages Submitters to avoid using the following characters in their element data:

CHARACTER

NAME

DELIMITER

*

Asterisk

Data Element Separator

^

Carat

Repetition Separator

:

Colon

Component Element Separator

`

Tilde

Segment Terminator


Importance of Verifying Your EDISS Connect Registration Information

For All Submitters

EDISS Connect is the enhanced online registration and testing tool found at https://connect.edissweb.com/.  Your EDISS Connect Account Profile fax number and email address will be used for Production credential distribution and password resets for the ongoing EDISS Gateway transition. EDISS expects Submitters to:

Taking the above action will ensure that new Gateway credentials are received and electronic transaction processing is not interrupted. Instructions on making EDISS Connect profile updates can be found at www.edissweb.com.


Upcoming Workshops for the EDISS Gateway Transition

For All Submitters

EDISS will be hosting several workshops to prepare our Submitter Community for the upcoming EDISS Gateway transition. All Submitters are encouraged to attend a workshop to obtain a better understanding of what the transition will entail.

EDISS Gateway Transition Workshop

EDI Support Services Gateway Transition Overview

Register Now!

1:00 p.m. (CT)


EDI Support Services Contact Information:

Electronic Data Interchange Support Services (EDISS) is the EDI solution for various healthcare payers. EDISS exchanges electronic data for both Medicare and commercial business.

LOB

STATES

PHONE

Jurisdiction E (JE) Part A and B

CA, NV, HI, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands

855-609-9960

Jurisdiction F (JF)
Medicare A and B

AK, AZ, ID, MT, ND, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY

877-908-8431

Blue Cross/Blue Shield

ND, WY

800-967-7902

Medicaid

ND, IA

800-967-7902

WSI, Vision and Dental

ND

800-967-7902

Fax:

EMail:

Website:

1-701-277-7850

support@edissweb.com

www.edissweb.com

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