In Billing
Jun 29th, 2012
The July 1 compliance date for the ASC X12 Version 5010 and NCPDP Version D.0 has arrived. To be paid for Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) claims submitted electronically to payers after 5 pm ET on June 29, your practice must have made the transition to these electronic transaction standards. MACs Perform 4010 Closeout Activities was last ...
In Billing
Jun 18th, 2012
The Medicare 90-day discretionary enforcement period for non-compliant Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-covered entities to begin using the new versions of the X12 standards for electronic transactions ends June 30. Beginning July 1, only the new ASC X12 Version 5010 and National Council for Prescription Drug Program (NCPDP) Telecom D.0 formats will be ...
In CMS
May 11th, 2012
Implementation of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) version 5010 standard, originally expected to be implemented at the beginning of 2012, was extended to April 1, and then again to July 1 to accommodate providers and payers that had not successfully tested and implemented the claim guidelines. June 30 most likely will be the ...
In CMS
Mar 11th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host its 15th national education call regarding Medicare fee-for-service’s implementation of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Version 5010 and D.0 transaction standards on March 30. This is an opportunity to learn how to meet this essential requirement. And as a bonus, participating coders may qualify to ea...
In CMS
Feb 15th, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released two new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Version 5010 fact sheets, as well as two companion checklists, to assist providers in transitioning to 5010. With compliance deadlines rapidly approaching, the time to prepare is now. Take a Lesson in 5010 Readiness was last ...