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Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs)

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Focus-Improving particular administrative transactions/processes


Health care eligibility benefit inquiry and response (270/271)

Claims Data Definition

Health care claims: Professional (837P), Institutional (837I) and Dental (837D)

Pharmacy claim/reversal submission and response (NCPDP D.0)

Medical Code

Common medical coding across payers for the 837P, 837I, and 837D

Explanation of Benefits/ Remittance Advice

Health care claim payment/advice (835)

Health Plan Identifier/Other Entity Identifier Provides clarification, examples, and recommendations regarding Health Plan Identifier/Other Entity Identifier (HPID/OEID) concept and recently adopted federal rules. Develops best practices, FAQs, and other technical assistance to raise awareness of HPID/OEID and to encourage successful implementation and use of the identifiers.


Health care claim acknowledgment (277CA)

Implementation acknowledgment for health care insurance (999)

Interchange acknowledgment segment (TA1)

Prescription Drug Electronic Prior Authorizations

Create a companion guide for electronic prior authorizations (ePA) for prescription drugs.

Additional TAGs



Monitors state and federal legislative activity, develops AUC-identified legislative proposals, reviews the Administrative Simplification Act for necessary changes/updates

Two Digit Program Code

Develops best practices to accurately gather Prepaid Medical Assistance Plan (PMAP) information needed for various reporting needs




Serves as AUC committee of the whole for oversight, strategy, priorities; reviews and approves AUC work products and recommendations


Guides and informs Operations Committee, serves as liaison to Minnesota Department of Health and other organizations

Communications/ Membership/ Policy

Assists in developing and maintaining AUC policy, procedures, and communications for the Executive Committee

Strategic Steering

Provides additional oversight for the AUC


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