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This is a reminder message in the case that you have not yet completed the below steps to register for the new, required Optum Portal.  We have added some notes to section 2 listed below.  We have also uploaded some additional documents, such as eLearning access and Webinar PC specifications, to Should you have any questions, please contact us at or 561-314-7222, extension 195.

Dear edgeMED Practice Partner,

We are excited to announce the availability of the new Optum clearinghouse portal!  With the release of the new portal, edgeMED customers will gain new and improved future and time-saving functionality.  All Optum users are REQUIRED to update to this new platform.  There is no additional cost to the update. Plus, the great news is that it is super simple! To use the new Optum portal, there is nothing for you to install and we will walk you through the entire process.  
Your attendance is requested for a group webinar that we are holding in conjunction with Optum on Wednesday, August 17th at 12pm EST.  This webinar will be a training session on the new Optum clearinghouse platform so please be sure to have your relevant billing staff take part. We will also cover additional questions and action items.  
So, here’s what you need to do…..
1. Prior to August 15th, you will need to register online for a new Optum User ID.  This is not your medical practice Optum account ID, but rather each individual staff Optum User ID you utilize to login to the Optum portal.  NOTE:  Any user in your office that needs access to the Optum portal should register for an Optum User ID.  We have included a Registration document outlining the specific details and steps you must take. 

Click here for the Registration document and other pertinent files

2. Once you have registered and received your Optum User ID(s), please send an email to Angie Sharitz at with the following:
  • Your Practice/Company Name
  • Existing Optum ID (ZFM#)
  • Names of your Users and their NEW Optum ID's
3. On August 17th at 12pm EST, please connect to the online webinar by following the below steps.   
Topic: edgeMED IEDI Group Training 
Host: Kathy Cataldo-Elm 
DateWednesday, August 17, 2016 
Time12:30pm EST
Session number644 497 722 
Session password: optum 

To join the training session: 
1. Go to 
2. Enter your name and email address (or registration ID). 
3. Enter the session password: optum 
4. Click "Join Now". 
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen. 

To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link 

To dial into the conference via phone: 

1. Dial Phone Number (763) 957-6300 
2. Follow the instructions that you hear on the phone. 
3. Your Cisco Unified MeetingPlace meeting ID: 644 497 722 

To add this session to your calendar program (for example Microsoft Outlook), click this link: 

Thank you for your time and attention.  We look forward to improving your edgeMED experience!
- edgeMED Support
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