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Now available for Stride: Electronic claims submission with Availity

Harvard Pilgrim Stride (HMO) Medicare Advantage

We’re pleased to announce that we have established a connection with the trading partner Availity, giving providers another option for submitting electronic claims (837 claims submission) for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care StrideSM (HMO)/(HMO-POS) Medicare Advantage members.

We encourage electronic claims submission rather than paper submissions for greater accuracy, efficiency, and timeliness.

Availity is one of two trading partners available for Harvard Pilgrim StrideSM (HMO)/(HMO-POS) Medicare Advantage, with the other being Change Healthcare/Optum RelayHealth. Please use payer ID # 04245 when submitting claims for Harvard Pilgrim StrideSM (HMO)/(HMO-POS) Medicare Advantage. (Please refer to this Reference Guide for Payer ID Numbers for more information on Harvard Pilgrim payer IDs.)

If you have any questions or issues with submitting claims electronically to us, please work directly with the trading partner/clearinghouse or the software vendor at your provider organization.

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Director, Provider Relations & Communications

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