Provider materials and tools

The Magellan Health Services Companion Guides provide detailed instructions on exchanging HIPAA compliant ASC X12N transactions with Magellan.

The documents are designed for the technical departments or areas responsible for submitting electronic transactions to Magellan. However, the business rules within these guides are to be communicated to and coordinated with the appropriate departments responsible for the capture or generation of any data required in the HIPAA standard transactions.

Magellan Standard Companion Guides include information regarding:

  • Working with Magellan
  • Connectivity
  • Contact information
  • Control segments
  • Magellan business rules
  • Acknowledgments
  • Testing

The transaction-specific Companion Guides (on the Public Resources tab at include Magellan's business rules specific to the individual type of transaction.