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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

April 14, 2003 was the launch date for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) administrative simplification provisions. Unfortunately, there is nothing simple about it. These provisions cover transactions and code sets, security and identifiers. The law requires most health plans, clearing houses and those providers that conduct certain transactions electronically to be compliant unless they have filed for a one year extension (to October 16, 2003.) (more...)

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