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(15) Claim Submission–HIPAA Transaction Companion Guide, 837


HIPAA Transaction, Companion Guide, 837 – Professional Health Care Claim. The purpose of this companion guide is solely to supplement the HIPAA ASC X12N standards, to provide clarification to the ASC X12N standards, and should not be interpreted as a contract, amendment to a contract or an addendum to a contract. In any instance where this companion guide differs from the HIPAA ASC X12N Implementation Guides, the HIPAA ASC X12N standards shall govern. Substantial effort has been taken to minimize errors; however, SummaCare, Inc, its agents, employees, directors and shareholders shall not be liable or responsible for any errors, omissions or expenses resulting from the use of the information in this document.

Primary Toolkit:

Billing for Clinical Services

Keyword Area:

Billing, Claim Submissions, Immunization


Institutional Author:

SummaCare, Inc.





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