Chapter 1. Purpose and Business Information

id="wpcBookLinkControl_purpose_and_business_information_1" label="Comment on Common Content Head above" book="cc" page="ch01" forumKey="purpose_and_business_information_1" version="15" runat="server"

1.1 Implementation Purpose and Scope

id="wpcBookLinkControl_implementation_purpose_and_scope_1" label="Comment on Common Content Sub Head above" book="cc" page="ch01" forumKey="implementation_purpose_and_scope_1" version="15" runat="server"

For the health care industry to achieve the potential administrative cost savings with Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), standards have been developed to facilitate consistent implementation by all organizations. To facilitate a smooth transition into the EDI environment, uniform implementation is critical.

id="wpcForumControl_pabi_2" category="Purpose and Business Information" forumKey="pabi_2" label="Comment on Paragraph above" forumName="Implementation Purpose and Scope: Paragraph 1" runat="server"

The purpose of this implementation guide is to provide standardized data content and structure to users of the ASC X12 999 transaction set for Health Care Insurance. This implementation guide is intended to enable a receiver of a functional group based on an X12 Implementation Guideline (TR3) related to Health Care Insurance business processes, to report errors as specified by that transaction's implementation guideline (TR3), or to acknowledge receipt of an error-free transaction set.

id="wpcForumControl_wg20_999_implementation_purpose_and_scope_2" category="Purpose and Business Information" forumKey="wg20_999_implementation_purpose_and_scope_2" label="Comment on Paragraph above" forumName="Implementation Purpose and Scope: Paragraph 1" runat="server"

id="wpcForumControl_x335_pabi_99" category="Purpose and Business Information" forumKey="x335_pabi_99" label="Add New Section" forumName="Implementation Purpose and Scope: Section Addition" runat="server"