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Common Electronic Data Interchange (CEDI) - Electronic Claim Submission

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer electronic exchange of business documents using standard formats. One method of EDI is the ability for suppliers to transmit Electronic Media Claims (EMC) to Medicare.

The Common Electronic Data Interchange (CEDI) This link will take you to an external website.  contractor, National Government Services, provides a single electronic front end solution for all DME MAC suppliers. CEDI works closely with DME MAC software vendors, billing services, clearinghouses and trading partners (electronic submitters) on all electronic front end needs.

The following electronic transactions are handled by CEDI:

  • Electronic claims [American National Standards Institute (ANSI) X12N 837 and National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)]
  • Delivery of all electronic front end reports
  • Electronic Remittance Advices (ERA)
  • 276/277 Claim Status Request/Response

Benefits - Electronic billing will simplify time-consuming, labor-intensive jobs and ultimately enable suppliers to increase their productivity.

Help Desk - View questions the CEDI Help Desk can and cannot answer.

Getting Started - View the steps to take in order to bill claims electronically.


Last Updated May 30, 2017