Delivery Specific Information

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In some cases it might be advantageous to narrow the eligibility information with delivery specification.  The 271 transaction set has therefore the 'HSD' (Health Service Delivery) segment.

The HIPAA Eligibility Responder has a screen for this information.  If you click in the benefit screen on the 'Add Delivery Specs' button, you will see the Response: Health Care Services Delivery screen:



The Health care Service Delivery screen


The information is a bit difficult to put in.  Therefore we added some samples in green onto the form to give you an idea what kind of information this screen takes.

For example a physical therapy benefit could specify how many session within a given time frame are covered, or hospice service that consists of home visits could be specified how many times a nurse would come.

The above figure shows the three delivery specification as mentioned in the green print.