Great-West Life is upgrading to CDAnet version 4
November 26, 2018
On Nov. 30, 2018, Great-West Life will upgrade their dental claims system and process claims with CDAnet version 4. Two important benefits of this upgrade are:
- Predeterminations will be processed immediately when possible.
- Coordination of Benefits will be accepted. This means when Great-West Life is the secondary claims processor you can send the secondary benefit claim right away.
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ESORSE will no longer be accepted on the TELUS Group B network
November 23, 2018
Effective November 25, 2018, ESORSE (carrier ID 610650) will no longer be accepted on the TELUS Group B network. This means you cannot send e-claims to ESORSE and will need to complete a paper dental claim form.
Pacific Blue Cross Accepts Coordination of Benefits! CDAnet 07 TransactionSave time and mailing expenses by sending your Coordination of Benefits (COB) claims electronically to Pacific Blue Cross (PBC).
Alberta Blue Cross now accepts patient records with CDA Secure SendWhen your office submits a claim or predetermination and diagnostic records are required, you can now use CDA Secure Send to securely submit your patient records electronically to Alberta Blue Cross (ABC).
GroupHEALTH has two Carrier IDsVerify the carrier ID number on the patient’s benefit card to avoid inaccurate claim submissions.
Equitable Life of Canada is moving to real-time claim processing and CDAnet version 4On July 21 2018, Equitable Life of Canada will be upgrading their systems to begin processing claims in real-time using CDAnet version 4. This means you will receive an immediate response for predeterminations, claims and reversals.
Equitable Life claim system will be temporarily unavailable for claim processing on Saturday, July 21, 2018 and will resume on Monday, July 23, 2018.
GroupSource has a new Carrier ID.
Effective August 1, 2018, some GroupSource clients will be covered under a new Carrier ID. 605064. This change only applies to some of clients; others will remain on the existing Carrier ID. 610099.
Sun Life new monthly dental cheque payments
Starting August 2018, Sun Life Financial will begin issuing dental cheques and claim statements monthly. For daily payments, Sun Life offers Electronic Funds Transfer services.
GroupHEALTH New Carrier ID. 000125
GroupHEALTH would like to remind you that in November, 2017, they started using a new Carrier ID (000125) for a portion of their clients. This change only applies to some clients; others will remain on the existing Carrier ID., 610099.
As we continue to move to a paperless environment, we would like to remind offices that its mandatory to obtain the patient’s consent to send their personal information to insurance companies. The signed consent form should be maintained as a record in the patient’s file.
Johnson Inc. conversion to Express Scripts
Johnson Inc. will convert their dental plans to Express Scripts Canada. All electronics claims should continue to be submitted to carrier ID. 627265.
Is it time to renew your CDA Digital ID?
The CDA Digital ID.’s are used by ITRANS Claims Service to authenticate dentists when sending e-claims or CDA Secure Send messages. The CDA Digital ID.’s was issued for a 3 year period and most dentists will be required to renew them in 2018.
RBC Insurance – Address Information to send a Claim Form
September 13, 2017
Please note, when you send your claim form to RBC Insurance via Canada Post, please use the following address:
RBC Insurance Company
Attention: Dental Department
PO Box 1614
Windsor, Ontario N9A 0B9
Change to the dentist payment process – Industrial Alliance Financial Group
June 29, 2017
Transactions relating to assigned benefit payments to dentists sent to iA Financial Group will be paid by instream DIRECT PAY, a national provider specializing in secure online services for the dental community and insurers. This new process will be effective on June 30, 2017. There is no change to the electronic claims or dentist assignment processes. Download the PDF file for more information.