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Administrative Simplification

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Administrative Simplification



5/31/02 HHS proposes to adopt changes to Transaction Standards as recommended by the Designated Standards Maintenance Organizations

Read the proposed rule on the GPO website.

3/29/02 - CMS Issues Model Compliance Extension Plan

FAQs on Administrative Simplification Compliance Act (ASCA)



5/31/02 HHS proposes to repeal the NDC code as the standard code set to refer to drugs.

Read the proposed rule on the GPO website

5/31/02 in Final Rule HHS adopts National Employer Identification Standard for use in health care transactions.

Read the final rule on the GPO website

Medical Privacy - National Standards to Protect the Privacy of Personal Health Information

8/14/02 Final Rule Published

3/28/02 -- HHS Proposes Changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule

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National Standards

  «» Transaction and Code Set Standards Final Rule | Frequently Asked Questions (last update 11/2/2001) | Submit Questions     «» Privacy Standards
Fact Sheet | Final Rule | HHS Guidance | Submit Questions | Read Answers
    «» Identifier Standards
Proposed Rules | Frequently Asked Questions
    «» Security Standards
Proposed Rule | Frequently Asked Question

Standards Setting Process

  «» Private Sector Standards Development Designated Standards Maintenance Organizations | NCVHS | HISB Inventory of Health Care Information Standards     «» Federal Implementation Plan HHS Organization | Federal Rule-Making Process | Milestones Achieved


  «» Administrative Simplification HIPAA Law | History | Process | Milestones Achieved | Press Releases     «» Links to Other HIPAA-Related Sites


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Last update: 12 August, 2002