Healthcare Resources

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandated the identification of a healthcare EFT standard, Nacha’s CCD+ Addenda, as a HIPAA transaction. Since it went into effect in January 2014, health plans are now required to deliver the healthcare EFT standard to providers upon request. When used in combination with electronic remittance advice (ERA), the healthcare EFT standard can help streamline processes and create cost savings. Find the resources to support adoption of the EFT Standard and ERA.

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Healthcare and Dental EFT/ACH Claim Payments Continue to Grow

July 23, 2019
Nacha continues to work diligently with key partners in both the Healthcare and Dental industries. Second quarter 2019 Healthcare EFT transactions via ACH were up 9.4 million over the same quarter in 2018, which is a 12.8% increase.
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Nacha to NCVHS: Soothe ‘Pain Points’ in Healthcare EFT

December 12, 2018
The healthcare industry has been quickly moving to electronic claim payments in recent years, but there are still significant “pain points” that need to be addressed, a senior Nacha official told a federal advisory panel. Since the Nacha “CCD+Addenda” was designated as the healthcare EFT standard in January 2012 its adoption has been “robust,” said Michael Herd, Nacha senior vice president, ACH Network Administration. “Measured by the number of payments, its use has more than doubled since 2014,” the first full year of use after the effective date, Herd said in written comments to the Nation
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Nacha to NCVHS: Soothe ‘Pain Points’ in Healthcare EFT

December 12, 2018
The healthcare industry has been quickly moving to electronic claim payments in recent years, but there are still significant “pain points” that need to be addressed, a senior Nacha official told a federal advisory panel. Since the Nacha “CCD+Addenda” was designated as the healthcare EFT standard in January 2012 its adoption has been “robust,” said Michael Herd, Nacha senior vice president, ACH Network Administration. “Measured by the number of payments, its use has more than doubled since 2014,” the first full year of use after the effective date, Herd said in written comments to the Nation
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ACH Volume Grows to More Than 25 Billion Payments and $43 Trillion in Value in 2016

April 12, 2017
Nacha Announces 2016 Largest Originators & Receivers of ACH Payments HERNDON, Va., April 13, 2017 – Following four consecutive quarters of more than 5 billion electronic payments in each quarter – a first for the ACH Network - overall volume in 2016 amounted to 25.6 billion transactions[1], according to new statistics released today by Nacha — The Electronic Payments Association®. This represents an increase of 5.3 percent over 2015 volume, and is the third consecutive year in which volume grew by a billion transactions or more over the previous year.
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Healthcare Primer - Revised 2016

May 5, 2016
The ACH Primer for Healthcare is designed to educate healthcare providers, including health plans, their trading partners, and the healthcare industry in general, on the benefits, cost-savings and efficiencies of utilizing the ACH Network for processing EFT.
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