Enforcement Discretion Period for Version 5010 HIPAA Transaction Standards Ends on June 30th

The CMS Office of E-Health Standards and Services (OESS) Version 5010 enforcement discretion period ends on June 30, 2012.

Covered entities are required to comply with the updated transactions standards adopted under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA): ASC X12 Version 5010 and NCPDP Versions D.0 and 3.0.

Organizations that are not compliant as of July 1, 2012, will be subject to enforcement action under the existing HIPAA transaction and code set enforcement process.

View the complete statement for more information.  If you haven’t completed your Version 5010 upgrade, a fact sheet is available with steps to take now.

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