Health Insurance Reform: Standards for Electronic Transactions. b. Software Vendors


As noted above, software vendors provide computer software applications support to health care clearinghouses and health care providers. In particular, they work with health care providers’ practice management and health information systems. These entities will be affected positively, at least in the short term. The implementation of administrative simplification will enhance their business opportunities as they become involved in developing computerized software solutions that allow health care providers and other entities that exchange health care data to integrate the new transaction set into their existing systems.