Beacon Health Strategies
Beacon is making the services on the EDI Gateway available to you as an authorized representative
("User" or "You") of a health care provider, business associate or vendor who has rendered services
to the members of the health plans Beacon provides behavioral health services. In using this service,
you may be allowed access to certain confidential or individually identifiable protected health
information (hereinafter "Protected Health Information"). In exchange for such access, you agree
to take certain precautions, comply with certain practices, and implement certain procedures required
by applicable law and Beacon for the purposes of guarding data integrity and safeguarding the confidentiality
of Protected Health Information,
|User's Responsibilities and Obligations
- By registering herein, you agree that you have
the legal authority, right and ability to agree to these “EDI Gateway”
to access information about the health plan members as the treating
provider or his/her designee. You further agree that you will comply
with all applicable laws and regulations and that you will maintain the
confidentiality of any information you access through this website. You
agree that you will protect the integrity, confidentiality and
availability of all electronically transmitted or electronically
maintained protected health information exchanged through this website
as required by any applicable laws or regulations.
- The required edits, minimum submission
standards, the EDI Transactions / Billing Intermediary Authorization
form must be fulfilled and maintained by all providers and billing
agencies submitting EDI transactions to Beacon.
- The individual provider is ultimately
responsible for accuracy and valid reporting of all claims submitted for
payment. A provider utilizing the services of a billing agency must
ensure through legal contract (a copy of which must be made available to
Beacon upon request) the responsibility of a billing service to report
claim information as directed by the provider in compliance with all
policies stated by Beacon.
- You agree to use Protected Health Information
for claims administration purposes only, consistent with applicable
- You agree not to use or further disclose
Protected Health Information in a manner that, if undertaken by Beacon,
would violate the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Regulations.
- You agree to not use or further disclose
protected health information other than as permitted or required by this
Agreement. You agree to use appropriate safeguards to prevent any use or
disclosure of Protected Health Information that is not permitted under
- Your user name and password are intended to
protect your privacy and the protected health information of the health
plan’s members and yourself. You are responsible for keeping your user
name and password confidential and you hereby agree that you will not
disclose your user name or password to others. You agree that you will
be solely responsible for all activity or transactions that are tracked
to your user name and password through this web site.
- You acknowledge that you are acting as an independent contractor,
and you are not an agent of Beacon and have no authority to represent
Beacon as to any matters.
|Changes, Updates, Governing Law
prior written agreement from Beacon. The laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts shall govern
of Massachusetts and waive any jurisdictional venue or inconvenient forum objections to such court.
web site at any time, with or without cause, without notice and without penalty. It is the contracted
provider’s responsibility to inform Beacon of any changes in employee status of staff members who have
a submitter ID and password.
Unauthorized entry (commonly referred to as hacking) into any portion of bhsedi.beaconhs.com,
or misuse (for fraudulent, malicious and/or deceptive purposes) may constitute crimes or torts
under state or federal law. Any such violations will be pursued and prosecuted to the fullest
extent permitted by law.