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  • Barriers to Adoption of the ERA and EFT Transactions

    by Samantha Holvey | Sep 15, 2017

    The purpose of this paper is to identify barriers to implementation of the HIPAA standard Health Care Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) and Remittance Advice (ASC X12N Health Care Claim Payment/Advice (835) and the NACHA Corporate Credit or Debit Entry Plus Addenda (CCD+)) to provide details of the reason behind these barriers, and to suggest steps that providers, payers, trading partners and vendors can take to eliminate the barriers and implement the transactions.

    Barriers to Adoption of the ERA and EFT Transactions

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The Time Is Ripe for Prior Authorization Reform

Aug 24, 2017, 16:55 PM

The following feature article appeared as the lead story in the August issue of Population Health News:

Ask any physician about the biggest time waster in their practice, and they likely would say prior authorization (PA). Three-quarters of 1,000 practicing physicians surveyed by the American Medical Association (AMA) late last year said the prior authorization burden is “high or extremely high.” Each individual physician fielded nearly 37 PA requests in the week before taking the survey, and answering those requests consumed nearly 17 hours of physician and staff time.

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