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EDI Support Service (EDISS) offers a variety of training opportunities to our Trading Partner Community. Workshops are live events held monthly with varying topics, and Online Tutorials are
self-paced learning modules on several different EDI functions.

PC-ACE Billing Guides

Iowa Medicaid Secondary Payer Billing Guide - ANSI requirements

MediPASS/Lock-in Claims


EDI Terminology


Password Criteria

Passwords for all EDISS system including, but not limited to, EDISS Connect, SSPR, and the new EDISS Gateway shall follow the following password criteria:

  • At least eight (8) characters, maximum of sixteen (16)
  • At least one upper-case letter
  • At least one lower-case letter
  • At least one number
  • At least one special character ($, #, *, -, or _ ). Do not use '&' or '+'
  • The use of dictionary names or words as passwords is prohibited
  • The same password cannot be reused for six (6) generations
  • Maximum Sequential Repeat: 2 (e.g LL or GG or 00 is the max of repeats of a character allowed)
  • Maximum Characters from Previous Password: 4


Filename Criteria

To assist Submitters in avoiding unnecessary report delays, EDISS encourages Submitters to utilize the following criteria for naming their EDI files.

  • Do not exceed 40 characters
  • Use only the following special characters within the filename
    • - Dash
    • _ Underscore
    • . Period
    • | Pipe
  • Do not use the following special characters within the filename
    • * Asterisk
    • ^ Carat
    • : Colon
    • ~ Tilde
    • ` grave accent/backtick