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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Volume 1, General Information : Section 3: TMHP Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) : 3.2 Electronic Billing : 3.2.3 Third Party Billing Agents

Billing agents are companies or individuals who submit electronic files to TMHP on behalf of the provider. Generally, this means that the provider uses a product that sends billing or other information to the billing agent who processes it and transmits it to TMHP and other institutions. A complete list of billing agents who have completed the testing process and been certified by TMHP can be found on the EDI Vendor Testing List, which is located in the EDI section of the TMHP website at TMHP does not make billing agent recommendations or provide any assistance for billing agents’ software or services. TMHP has no information on the software or other requirements of billing agents. Providers should contact the billing agent to obtain information about their products and processes.

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