ADMINISTRATIVE SIMPLIFICATION

What is ADMINISTRATIVE SIMPLIFICATION?

ADMINISTRATIVE SIMPLIFICATION meaning Title II, Subtitle F, of HIPAA which authorizes HHS to: (1) adopt standards for transactions and code sets that are used to exchange health data; (2) adopt standard identifiers for health plans, health care providers, employers, and individuals for use on standard transactions; and (3) adopt standards to protect the security and privacy of personally identifiable health information.

 

reference: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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