New Free Option to File Claims Electronically January 31, 2019 Samaritan Health Plans is excited to announce a new free Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) clearinghouse option, Office Ally. Office Ally offers a web-based service where providers can submit claims to participating payers for free. Their online claims entry tool allows providers to create CMS1500, UB04, and ADA claims on their website; or use your existing software to create and submit claims electronically. Providers that choose to use Office Ally can submit electronic claims and receive 835 files from Samaritan Health Plans. Current Features and Benefits of Office Ally: Submit to over 5,000 payers No contracts to sign Free set up and training Use your existing practice management software Free customer support Free online claim entry – no software to purchase Detailed summary reports Practice management software package Order labs online Online patient eligibility checking Signing up for Office Ally is quick and easy — enroll now. We encourage you to file claims electronically as a way to lower your administrative expenses, receive payments faster, reduce paper use and expedite billing error corrections.