(a) Insurance carriers shall submit medical EDI records when the insurance carrier:
(1) pays a medical bill;
(2) reduces or denies payment for a medical bill, including duplicate bills;
(3) receives a refund for a medical bill;
(4) discovers that a medical EDI record should not have been submitted to the division and the medical EDI record had previously been accepted by the division;
(5) reimburses an injured employee for health care paid in accordance with §133.270; or
(6) reimburses an employer for health care paid in accordance with §133.280.
(b) Regardless of the Application Acknowledgment Code returned in an acknowledgment, medical EDI records are not considered received by the division if the medical EDI record:
(1) contains data which does not accurately reflect the code values used or actions taken when the insurance carrier processed the medical bill; or
(2) fails to contain a conditional data element and the mandatory trigger condition existed at the time the insurance carrier processed the medical bill.
(c) Except in situations where the health care provider included an invalid service or procedure code on the medical bill, rejected medical EDI records are not considered received and shall be corrected and resubmitted to the division as provided in §134.804(e) of this title (relating to Reporting Requirements). Medical EDI records submitted in the test environment are not considered received and do not comply with the reporting requirements of this section.
(d) This section is effective September 1, 2015.
The provisions of this §134.805 adopted to be effective September 1, 2011, 36 TexReg 4136; amended to be effective September 1, 2015, 40 TexReg 595.