Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) – Encounter Submissions

The Department of Human Services (DHS) requires that HIPAA standard transaction formats be applied to encounter submissions. The links on the Encounter Data Submissions Instructions and References page direct you to Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) guides and other documents that will assist you in understanding:

  • • Encounter file submission requirements
  • • Other encounter transactions
  • • MHCP encounter claim processing cycles
  • Any questions on the content of this site should be directed to the following email mailbox: DHS.edqunit@state.mn.us

    Encounter Data News and Updates

    Important news or updates for MCO encounter data submissions are posted by the MHCP web team. Only the current postings are detailed here.

    February 2016

  • • The 837 Encounter Companion Guide to the HIPAA Implementation Guide (PDF) has been updated (February 2016).
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