Medicaid Information Systems:
Access Now, ANSI 270, and ANSI 276
use by Utah Medicaid Providers ONLY
Medicaid has two information systems available for use by
providers with no access charges: Access Now,
a touch tone telephone eligibility line, and the ANSI
270 and the ANSI 276,
an indirect connection to the Medicaid computer system.
Use a touch tone telephone
to operate Access Now. It provides
information on patient eligibility, patient restrictions,
other insurance coverage, MCP enrollment, and Primary Care
Provider information, when applicable. Instructions
for use of Access
Now are available from Medicaid.
the Salt Lake City area, call 801-538-6155.
Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and
Nevada, call toll-free 1-800-662-9651.
other states, call 1-801-538-6155.
270 and ANSI 276
These two HIPAA compliant transactions provide client eligibility
and claim status for providers who are members of the Utah
Health Information Network (UHIN).
use these tools:
a Trading Partner Number (TPN) from UHIN
or call (801) 466-7705.
the online EDI
enrollment form to register your TPN with Medicaid.
the free software from UHIN (or any HIPAA compliant
software) to transmit your request.
two hours use your software to retrieve the Medicaid
response to your query.
Now and the ANSI
270 and ANSI 276.