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Administrative Simplification: Transactions and Code Sets


Frequently Asked Questions

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Answers last updated 11/2/2001

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      «» Compliance date is October 16, 2002 (2003 for small health plans).  

Final Rule

  «» Final Rule published in the Federal Register on August 17, 2000  
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      «» Designated Standards Maintenance Organizations announced in the Federal Register, August 17, 2000  
      «» Technical corrections published in the Federal Register on November 24, 2000  

Proposed Rule

  «» Proposed Rule published in the Federal Register on May 7, 1998 —
Comment period ended July 6, 1998