August 2001 Bulletin

Current status of HIPAA standards

Standard

NPRM*

Final Rule

Compliance Date

Transactions

Aug. 17, 2000

Oct. 16, 2002

Unique Health Identifiers

National Provider ID

Employer ID

Health Plan ID

Patient ID

May 7, 1998

June 16, 1998

None to date.

On hold.

None to date.

None to date.

Code Sets

Aug. 17, 2000

Oct. 16, 2002

Electronic Signature

Aug. 12, 1998

None to date.

Security

Aug. 12, 1998

None to date.

Privacy Regulation

Dec. 28, 2000

April 14, 2003

Transfer of Information Among Health Plans

None to date.

Enforcement

None to date.

Uniform Data Standards for Patient Medical Record Information

NCVHS** gathering data. No NPRM to date

*Notice of Proposed Rule Making–interim rules

**National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics


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