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Save With Electronic Transactions

Lower your costs and save time

Electronic transactions can save you time. They also cost less than manual ones. The table below shows the cost savings for each of six common transactions.

Transaction type

Manual cost Electronic cost
Cost savings per
Cost savings for 150
Precertification requests $6.61 $2.80 $3.81 $571.50
Eligibility & benefits verification $3.61 $1.01 $2.60 $390.00
Claim status inquiry $7.12 $1.89 $5.23 $784.50
Claim remittance advice $2.99 $1.15 $1.84 $276.00
Claim submission $2.37 $1.45 $0.92 $138.00
Claim payment $2.11 $1.87 $0.24 $36.00

Saving estimates are based on the 2018 CAQH Index®: A Report of Healthcare Industry Adoption of Electronic Business Transactions and Cost Savings. View the report

Calculate your savings

To estimate your savings by switching to electronic transactions, use the CAQH® calculator on its website.

Use the CAQH calculator

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