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Canada - Provider Setup

Before a provider can send electronic claims in Canada, they must be registered with the appropriate organizations.  See Register Providers for E-Claims.

In the main menu, click Lists, Providers.  Then click Add or double click an existing provider to edit.

For a description of fields, see Edit Provider Window. Some fields are specific to Canada. They are described below.

CDA Number/Office Number:  Assigned in the ITRANS instruction and password sheet(s). See step 8 in Register Providers for E-Claims.

  • CDA number:  The 9 digit provider identification number.
  • Office Number:  The four digit office identifier.  May contain numbers and letters. 

Is CDAnet Member:  Must be checked to send e-claims.

Note: Taxonomy Code is not sent in Canadian claims. Supplemental Provider Identifiers are not used in Canada.


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