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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Section 3: TMHP Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) : 3.1 TMHP EDI Overview

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) encourage providers to submit claims using electronic methods. Providers can participate in the most efficient and effective method of submitting requests to TMHP by submitting through the TMHP EDI Gateway. TMHP uses the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-compliant American National Standards Institute (ANSI) ASC X12 5010 file format through secure socket layer (SSL) and virtual private networking (VPN) connections for maximum security. Providers can access TMHP’s electronic services through the TMHP website at, TexMedConnect, vendor software, and third party billing agents. Providers may also submit claims using paper forms.

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