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§ 133.500. Electronic Formats for Electronic Medical Bill Processing

(a) For electronic transactions conducted before January 1, 2012, the division adopts by reference the following electronic medical bill processing standards as adopted by the United States Department of Health and Human Services in 45 CFR § 162.1102(b) and § 162.1602(b):

(1) Professional Billing–the ASC X12N 837, Health Care Claim: Professional, Volumes 1 and 2, Version 004010, May 2000, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X098 and Addenda to Health Care Claim: Professional, Volumes 1 and 2, Version 4010, October 2002, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X098A1.

(2) Institutional/Hospital Billing–the ASC X12N 837, Health Care Claim: Institutional, Volumes 1 and 2, Version 004010, May 2000, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X096 and Addenda to Health Care Claim: Institutional, Volumes 1 and 2, Version 4010, October 2002, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X096A1.

(3) Dental Billing–the ASC X12N 837, Health Care Claim: Dental, Version 004010, May 2000, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X097 and Addenda to Health Care Claim: Dental, Version 4010, October 2002, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X097A1.

(4) Retail Pharmacy Billing–the Telecommunication Standard Implementation Guide Version 5, Release 1 (Version 5.1), September 1999, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs and the Batch Standard Batch Implementation Guide, Version 1, Release 1 (Version 1.1), January 2000, supporting Telecommunication Standard Implementation Guide, Version 5, Release 1 (Version 5.1) for the NCPDP Data Record in the Detail Data Record, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs.

(5) Remittance–the ASC X12N 835, Health Care Claim Payment/Advice, Version 004010, May 2000, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X091, and Addenda to Health Care Claim Payment/Advice, Version 4010, October 2002, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X091A1.

(b) For electronic transactions conducted before January 1, 2012, the division adopts by reference the following electronic medical bill processing standards:

(1) Acknowledgment:

(A) Electronic responses to ASC X12N 837 transactions:

(i) the TA1 Interchange Acknowledgment contained in the standards adopted under subsection (a) of this section;

(ii) the 997 Functional Acknowledgment contained in the standards adopted under subsection (a) of this section; and

(iii) the ASC X12N 824–Application Advice, Version 004010, February 2006, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X161.

(B) Electronic responses to National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) transactions, the Response contained in the standards adopted under subsection (a) of this section.

(2) Documentation submitted with an electronic medical bill: ASC X12N 275–Additional Information to Support a Health Claim or Encounter, Version 004050, May 2004, Washington Publishing Company, 004050X151.

(c) For electronic transactions conducted on or after January 1, 2012, the division adopts by reference the following electronic medical bill processing standards as adopted by the United States Department of Health and Human Services in 45 CFR § 162.1102(c) and § 162.1602(c):

(1) Professional Billing–the ASC X12 Standards for Electronic Data Interchange Technical Report Type 3, Health Care Claim: Professional (837), May 2006, ASC X12, 005010X222 and Type 3 Errata to Health Care Claim: Professional (837), June 2010, ASC X12, 005010X222A1.

(2) Institutional/Hospital Billing–the ASC X12 Standards for Electronic Data Interchange Technical Report Type 3, Health Care Claim: Institutional (837), May 2006, ASC X12, 005010X223, Type 1 Errata to Health Care Claim: Institutional (837), ASC X12 Standards for Electronic Data Interchange Technical Report Type 3, October 2007, ASC X12, 005010X223A1, and Type 3 Errata to Health Care Claim: Institutional (837), June 2010, ASC X12, 005010X223A2.

(3) Dental Billing–the ASC X12 Standards for Electronic Data Interchange Technical Report Type 3, Health Care Claim: Dental (837), May 2006, ASC X12, 005010X224, Type 1 Errata to Health Care Claim: Dental (837), ASC X12 Standards for Electronic Data Interchange Technical Report Type 3, October 2007, ASC X12, 005010X224A1, and Type 3 Errata to Health Care Claim: Dental (837), June 2010, ASC X12, 005010X224A2.

(4) Retail Pharmacy Billing–the Telecommunication Standard Implementation Guide, Version D, Release 0 (Version D.0), August 2007, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs and the Batch Standard Batch Implementation Guide, Version 1, Release 2 (Version 1.2), January 2006, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs.

(5) Remittance–the ASC X12 Standards for Electronic Data Interchange Technical Report Type 3, Health Care Claim Payment/Advice (835), April 2006, ASC X12, 005010X221, and Type 3 Errata to Health Care Claim Payment/Advice (835), June 2010, ASC X12, 005010X221A1.

(d) For electronic transactions conducted on or after January 1, 2012, the division adopts by reference the following electronic medical bill processing standards:

(1) Acknowledgment:

(A) Electronic responses to ASC X12N 837 transactions:

(i) the ASC X12 Standards for Electronic Data Interchange TA1 Interchange Acknowledgment contained in the standards adopted under subsection (c) of this section;

(ii) the ASC X12 Standards for Electronic Data Interchange Technical Report Type 3, Implementation Acknowledgment for Health Care Insurance (999), June 2007, ASC X12, 005010X231; and

(iii) the ASC X12 Standards for Electronic Data Interchange Technical Report Type 3, Health Care Claim Acknowledgment (277CA), January 2007, ASC X12, 005010X214.

(B) Electronic responses to NCPDP transactions, the Response contained in the standards adopted under subsection (c) of this section.

(2) Documentation submitted with an electronic medical bill: ASC X12N 275-Additional Information to Support a Health Claim or Encounter, Version 005010, February 2008, Washington Publishing Company, 005010X210.

(e) Electronic medical billing transactions must:

(1) contain all fields required in the applicable standard as set forth in subsection (a) or (c) of this section and the data requirements contained in § 133.502 of this title (relating to Electronic Medical Billing Supplemental Data Requirements); and

(2) be populated with current and valid values defined in the applicable standard as set forth in subsection (a) or (c) of this section, Chapter 134 of this title (relating to Benefits–Guidelines for Medical Services, Charges, and Payments), and the data requirements contained in § 133.502 of this title.

(f) Insurance carriers and health care providers may exchange electronic data in a non-prescribed format by mutual agreement. All data elements required in the division prescribed formats must be present in a mutually agreed upon format.

(g) The implementation specifications for the ASC X12N and the ASC X12 Standards for Electronic Data Interchange may be obtained from the ASC X12, 7600 Leesburg Pike, Suite 430, Falls Church, VA 22043; Telephone (703) 970-4480; and FAX (703) 970-4488. They are also available through the internet at http://www.X12.org. A fee is charged for all implementation specifications.

(h) The implementation specifications for the retail pharmacy standards may be obtained from the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs, 9240 East Raintree Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Telephone (480) 477-1000; FAX (480) 767-1042. They are also available through the Internet at http://www.ncpdp.org. A fee is charged for all implementation specifications.

(i) The electronic medical bill processing standards adopted in this section are available for inspection at the main office of the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation, 7551 Metro Center Drive, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78744 or any subsequent address of the division’s main office.

(j) This section is effective August 1, 2011.

The provisions of this §133.500 adopted to be effective August 10, 2006, 31 TexReg 6230; amended to be effective August 1, 2011, 36 TexReg 929.

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§ 133.500. Electronic Formats for Electronic Medical Bill Processing

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