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Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) FAQ

Guidance for FAQ regarding 834 Transaction and Other


Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: October 02, 2014

Program Area: Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP)

Question: How will the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) push enrollment and payment files to the issuer's servers from the Federally-facilitated Small Business Health Options Program (FF-SHOP)?

Answer: CMS will place the files in the issuer's Secure Point-of-Entry (SPOE) folder. The Electronic File Transfer (EFT) team will work with issuers on this process during the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Registration process.

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