AMA Launches ERA ToolkitThe AMA recently launched their ERA Toolkit which provides information on how to implement this standard electronic transaction. PracticeAdmin’s ERA screenshot is featured in the Getting Started with ERA document as an example of how ERA is managed through a practice management solution. Whether you’re just beginning to consider ERA or you’re looking to improve your current ERA processing, this toolkit will give you guidance and helpful tips on ERA implementation.
- Getting started with ERA provides a basic overview of the ERA and its content, describes the advantages of automating remittance processing and offers tips for ERA enrollment. It also describes the standardized code sets used in the ERA by all payers and what they mean to physician practices.
- Critical conversations with trading partners about ERA lists questions to ask health plans, clearinghouses and practice management system vendors about their ERA handling and capabilities.
- ERA processing tips outlines ERA processing flows and tips for practices and offers information on handling over payment recovery and non-claim-related adjustments in an automated fashion. This section also discusses the advantages of implementing the ERA with standard electronic funds transfer (EFT).