Administrative Simplification

08/14/2002

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Administrative Simplification
 

What's
New?

TRANSACTIONS

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)

What's
New?

DATA STANDARDS

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

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    «» Identifier Standards
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    «» Security Standards
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Standards Setting Process

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Background

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Last update: 12 August, 2002