In CMS
Nov 29th, 2017
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is looking for volunteers by Dec. 13 to pilot their HIPAA Administrative Simplification Optimization Project. HIPAA-covered health plans or clearinghouses may volunteer. The HIPAA Administrative Simplification‘s transaction standards goal is to reduce the varying electronic formats, making it easier for data to be shared and transferred. The ...
In Billing
Mar 29th, 2012
Medical practices of one or two physicians are the fastest growing adopters of electronic health records (EHRs), according to an ongoing study. More Solo Practices Embrace EHRs was last modified: January 17th, 2015 by admin aapc...
In Billing
Jan 5th, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced, Jan. 5, standards effective Jan. 1, 2012  for health care electronic funds transfer (EFT) transactions. The standards, unveiled in an interim final rule with comment period, will apply to all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)-covered entities. The purpose of the transaction standards is ...
In Billing
Jul 15th, 2011
Implementation of the X12N version 5010 electronic claim transaction is still on track for Jan. 1, 2012, but the paperwork (PWK) segment of the new standard is not. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently informed Medicare contractors that it is delaying the PWK segment originally scheduled for implementation in July and October. ...
In Billing
Jul 15th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its first National 5010 Testing Day on June 15, with interesting results. TrailBlazer and NHIC, Corp. recently posted testing outcomes in the form of a top 10 submission error list specific to each Medicare administrative contractor’s (MAC’s) jurisdiction. Top 10 Version 5010 Submission Errors was last ...