The information request includes one or more of the following the elements:
- A description of the patient;
- The condition of the patient according to the treatment provided;
- Services provided to the patient;
- The cost of treatment.
HIPAA Standards require that an 837 EDI transaction be split into 3 separate groups:
- EDI 837P for professionals;
- EDI 837I for institutions;
- EDI 837D for dental care.