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The Health data Reporting Implementation Guide describes the use of the ANSI ASC X12 Health Care Claim (837) transaction set for the following business usages:
  • Reporting health care service data for use in health data statistical analysis from provider data
  • Reporting health care service data to satisfy governmental mandates necessary to regulate the health care industry
  • Reporting health care service data to measure utilization rates

Primary Trading Partners

Trading partners include:
  • Health care providers, such as, hospitals and physicians
  • Health care payers, such as, insurance companies, HMO's, and PPO's
  • Local, state, and federal governmental authorities or their reporting agents
  • Trade organizations, such as, hospital associations


Intended as a vehicle to report health care service data to authorized authorities. It is not intended to satisfy all health care reporting needs.


This is the first implementation guide for this business purpose.


ASC X12N Claim Work Group (TG2/WG2) and Claims Attachment Work Group (TG2/WG9)

Additional Information

Registered 3/27/2001 Published 5/5/2003
Transaction Set ID 837 Standard Version 004050
ASC X12 DM# Owning Group X12N/TG2/WG2