Claims processing standards expected to cut administrative burden on healthcare providers, insurance companies, and states, says Department of Health and Human Services. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued an interim final rule that prescribes operating standards for electronic fund transfers (EFT) and electronic remittance advice (ERA)–the… Continue Reading HIPAA Electronic Transaction Standards Make Progress

Like sand through an hourglass, time is trickling down to the HIPAA 5010 deadline. CMS recently granted the industry a grace period for transitioning to HIPAA 5010, but those grains of sand are dwindling ever faster, and there’s no time to lose for payers and providers still working toward compliance. Even with the “enforcement-free” period,… Continue Reading 5 tips for 11th hour HIPAA 5010 compliance

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, addresses healthcare issues like, patient health information protection, insurance portability and simplification of health insurance administration. The voluminous health insurance data involved, makes the insurance administration process, cumbersome. The covered entities like physicians, hospitals, clinics, clearing houses, plan providers and their… Continue Reading HIPAA 5010- Graduating From HIPAA 4010 to Provide Better Health Insurance Service