A Third Party Payer Id or the Eligibility Payer Id is used for eligibility verification. This Id is unique for each insurance company and hence needs to be entered in the insurance setup for each insurance screen separately.
Follow the below given steps to add the Eligibility Payer Id for an insurance company.
Click on Setup from main menu and then click on Insurance/Plan.
On the Insurance Search screen that follows, pull up the insurance for which the Eligibility Payer Id needs to be updated. For Example- Lets update the Eligibility Payer Id for Aetna.
Type in the insurance name in Insurance Name field which will bring up the insurance details.
Click on the Edit Insurance button to navigate to Insurance Information screen.
Now enter the Eligibility Payer Id in the highlighted field and click on Save.