Questions Submitted by the Public, by Date Posted to the Website. No relationship with Federal health programs

11/02/2001

Are health plans or providers that have no dealings with Federal health programs (e.g. Medicare, Medicaid) subject to the HIPAA transactions and coding standards?


2/1/2001:

All health plans, and providers who do business electronically, are subject to the requirements of the regulations. Relationships with federal health programs are not a determining factor.