What are HIPAA SNIP types? We get this question a lot, so we’ve been blogging about the different categories WEDI has defined to validate healthcare EDI transactions. Thus far, we’ve covered:
SNIP 1 & 2 Integrity and Requirement Testing
SNIP 3 Claim Balancing
SNIP 3 Remittance Advice Balancing
SNIP 4 Intersegment Situational Testing
SNIP 5 External Code Set Testing
These rules are sometimes referred to as SNIP levels – although that may wrongly imply that each type builds upon the previous category. In actuality, each SNIP type is a standalone set of validations rules.
In this article, we’ll focus on SNIP 6.
SNIP 6 enforces situational rules specific to service lines and products. While SNIP 4 also focuses on situational rules that analyze the relationships between loops, segments and elements, SNIP 6 differs in that the rules apply to subsets within the transaction sets.
For example, within an 837…
We are happy to announce the availability of our enhanced product, the T-Connect EDI Accelerator for BizTalk. We have seen a trend in the difficulties encountered while processing EDI messages. That trend includes all types – both HIPAA and Manufacturing/supply chain transactions. Originally, we developed the T-Connect HIPAA Accelerator to address these pain points, allowing companies in the Healthcare space to successfully process claims, authorizations, benefit enrollments, eligibility inquiries, and acknowledgements. The T-Connect EDI Accelerator was purpose built to address pain points that many companies experience in working with EDI files. This includes, but is not limited to:
The process of on-boarding of new trading partners is time consuming and expensive
There is a significant risk of implementing unproven platforms, especially complex point to point architectures.
Their current EDI platform is a “home grown” point-to-point or manual/paper-based system
This is very hard to maintain