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 Billing
Dec 15th, 2011
In a surprise move, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced Dec. 7 that, after considering public comment, policies established in the “Adoption of Operating Rules for Eligibility for a Health Plan and Health Care Claim Status Transactions” interim final rule would be finalized as is. Eligibility, Claim Status Transactions Rule Finalized was last modified: ...
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 ...