Amerigroup. An Anthem Company.

Iowa Providers

Electronic Data Interchange

Amerigroup Iowa, Inc. uses Availity as its exclusive partner for managing all electronic data interchange transactions. Electronic data transactions — including electronic remittance advices (ERA) and electronic funds transfers (EFT) — offer a fast, efficient and cost-effective way for providers and employers to do business.

Electronic data transactions let you:

  • Process claims faster by submitting coordination of benefits electronically and fixing errors early with in-system notification and correction
  • Reduce overhead and administrative costs by eliminating paper claim submissions
  • Speed up enrollment and payment for employer groups benefits
  • Submit files within Availity or use your file transfer protocol (FTP) software

Availity supports the following HIPAA transactions:

  • Healthcare Claim: Professional (837P)
  • Healthcare Claim: Institutional (837I)
  • Healthcare Claim: Dental (837D)
  • Healthcare Eligibility Benefit Inquiry and Response (270/271)
  • Healthcare Services Prior Authorization (278) 
  • Healthcare Services Inpatient Admission and Discharge Notification (278N) 
  • Healthcare Claim Payment/Advice (835)
  • Healthcare Claim Status Request and Response (276/277)
  • Medical Attachments (275)

Submission options

Availity offers flexibility to submit transactions via your existing vendor or electronic data software. 

Clearinghouse or billing vendor

Please work with your existing vendor to connect with the Availity EDI Gateway.

Electronic data software

Connect with Availity using your in-house electronic data interchange software.

Log in or register with Availity

To send claims via the Availity EDI Gateway, log in to the Availity site. 

Payer ID

A Payer ID routes electronic data transactions to the appropriate payer.

Payer Name:

Amerigroup Iowa, Inc.

Payer ID:


If you use a clearinghouse, billing service or vendor, please work with them to determine your payer ID.

Electronic funds transfer (EFT)

Use EnrollHubâ„¢, a CAQH Solutions™ enrollment tool, to register and manage EFT account changes. EnrollHub™ makes it easy for you to handle multiple payers at once, reducing administrative time and cost.

Electronic remittance advice (ERA)

Use Availity to register and manage ERA account changes.

Contact Availity

Call Availity Client Services for questions or assistance.



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We look forward to working with you to provide quality service for our members.