Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York has a strategic relationship with Availity to serve as our Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) partner for all electronic data and transactions.
Health care professionals, billing services and clearinghouses who are new to the EDI space can register to exchange EDI transactions with Availity.
Your organization can submit and receive the following transactions through the Availity EDI Gateway:
|835||Electronic Remittance Advice|
|275||Electronic Medical Attachments|
|278||Prior Authorizations and Referrals|
Payer name and ID
Your Payer Name is Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, and the Payer ID is 00246
(If you use a billing company or clearinghouse for your EDI transmissions, please work with them on which payer ID they want you to use).
To send claims via the Availity EDI Gateway, log in to the Availity site.
Provider tools and resources
- Log in to Availity
- Launch Provider Learning Hub Now
- Learn about Availity
- Precertification lookup tool
- Precertification requirements
- Claims overview
- Member eligibility & pharmacy overview
- Provider manual and guides
- Training Academy
- Pharmacy information
- Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)