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As we strive to provide technical advantages that will enable trading partners to conduct business with us more effectively, we are in the process of migrating current NY trading partners to the single Enterprise Gateway platform. In alignment with the 5010 compliance date of 1/1/12, all NY trading partners will have transitioned to exchange electronic transactions as part of the Enterprise. Welcome letters were mailed on August 30, 2010. Follow up letters with "What's Changing Document" were mailed on October 29, 2010.  
Welcome to 5010
We are pleased to provide a page dedicated to communications specific to 5010. Visit this page frequently as updates are made to help you prepare for the compliance date of 1/1/2012.  
5010 Readiness Statement
5010 Frequently Asked Questions
Trading Partner Migration Frequently Asked Questions
What’s Changing
5010 Companion Guide

5010 Testing – 835 Health Care Payment/Advice  
Due to the nature of the outbound flow for the 835 transaction from Empire to the trading partner, 5010 testing will be handled separately. End-to-end and parallel testing are not available, and claim input is not required. Trading partners will be required to download a sampling of 835 test files for review. It is imperative that you contact us with your testing status in order to complete the migration to production.  

5010 Readiness Survey 
In order to facilitate better communication, coordination, and collaboration for the testing, migration, and deployment phases for 5010, we had asked that all EDI trading partners complete our readiness survey by December 1, 2010. We valued your input and strive to improve our existing communication process.  
Contact Us with Questions  
For 5010 questions, send email to 5010EHTS@empireblue.com  
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*Note: References to 5010 compliance dates are relative to the date the Notification Alert was sent  
EDI 5010 News Update - OCTOBER 2011
EDI 5010 News Update ‐ 5010 Readiness: Trading Partner Migration
EDI 5010 News Update ‐ NOVEMBER 2011
EDI 5010 News Update ‐ 835 Testing Process
EDI 5010 News Update ‐ December 16, 2011
EDI 5010 News Update ‐ January 23, 2012
EDI 5010 News Update ‐ 837 Companion Documents
EDI 5010 News Update - Migration to 5010 Through 6/30/2012
EDI 5010 News Update - Reminders for 837 Claim Submissions
EDI 5010 News Update - EDI Solutions Contact Information
EDI 5010 News Update - EDI Solutions Contact Information (CORRECTION)
EDI 5010 News Update – Billing Provider, Pay-to Provider, and Service Facility Location Name
EDI 5010 News Update – Submit Taxonomy Codes on Commercial and Medicare Crossover Claims
EDI 5010 News Update – Final Notice: Complete Migration by 6/30/12 or Contact Us Immediately for Options
Thank you for attending our complimentary 5010 EDI webinar!
Empire BlueCross BlueShield has started trading partner migration to meet the HIPAA 5010 compliance date of January 1, 2012. For those of you who were unable to attend, we have made the presentation available for download and the supporting handouts can be found at EDI Communications
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