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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.


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