As we get closer to the implementation of HIPAA 5010, there is the requirement to support the 999 transaction. With the release of EXTOL EDI Integrator (EEI) 6.3, EEI will now have the ability to return the 999 seamlessly.
The 997 transaction is a X12 document and is meant for giving standard guide errors. The 999 has specific HIPAA implementation errors.
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