Automating Attachments: The New HIPAA Standard

Moynihan, James J.
July 2001
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jul2001, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p64
Trade Publication
Focuses on a proposed rule for the electronic transmission of healthcare claims attachments mandated by the United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Importance of the standard to hospital patient financial services professionals; Overview of the Additional Information to Support a Health Claim or Encounter, the standard chosen for the automation of healthcare claims attachments; Contents of the draft implementation guideline for the attachment transaction.


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