Healthcare 5010 Conversion

Healthcare 5010 Conversion

The deadline for 5010 conversion is quickly approaching, and I must say that this should not be that big of a deal. Anyone that processes a 5010 transaction should simply have to update their systems to accommodate for the new format. However, it is causing alot more issues than I think people realize, and there are two reasons that stick out in my mind. Reason 1: Software vendors are slow. Software vendors are notoriously slow for putting...

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Capitation Lists

Capitation Lists

Keystone Mercy decided to change the way they electronically give providers their capitation lists now. It’s bad enough that this information should be available at the beginning of the month and usually isn’t until the middle of the month. By changing the format from a CSV file to a PDF, it throws off the automated importing of this list into an EMR that could save time in verifying a patient’s insurance. This is one HUGE...

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