February 9, 2018

State of Alabama
Press Release: Medicaid

DXC (Fiscal Agent) Has a New Tax ID

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TO: Providers

Effective 01/01/2018 the US Federal Tax ID (FEIN) used by DXC Technology, the fiscal agent and claims processor for the Alabama Medicaid program, will be changing to 822287119. This Tax ID is currently sent on financial transactions and EDI files, so please check with any vendors or clearinghouses to determine if you will be impacted by this change. The updated files/transactions will include the following:


     -X12 HIPAA transactions: Sender ID in ISA06/GS02 for all transactions listed here, 271 Eligibility Response – Loop 2100A NM109, 277 Claim Status Response – Loop 2100A NM109, 277U Claim Status Unsolicited – Loop 2100A NM109, 278 Health Care Services Response (PA) – Loop 2010A NM109, 835 Electronic Remittance Advice – BPR10.


      -Financial transactions: EFT, 1099 (starting Jan 2019)


Changes for 835 and 277U will be implemented for the 01/05/2018 checkwrite. Changes for 278 and 834 will be implemented in February, and changes for 271, 277, and ACA Safe Harbor transactions will be implemented on 03/01/2018.


For Web Portal uploaded batch submissions (270, 276, 837, 278), Vendors and Providers may submit either the former or new Tax ID until further notice.


ACA Safe Harbor transactions (Real Time and Batch) must use the original Tax ID until 03/01/2018. After 03/01/2018, submitters in the ACA environment must use the new ID.

Questions should be directed to the Electronic Media Claims Helpdesk at 1-800-456-1242.

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