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Regulatory History

HIPAA administrative simplification compliance deadlines

 

Date
Deadline

October 15, 2002

Deadline to submit a compliance extension form for Electronic Health Care Transactions and Code Sets.

October 16, 2002

Electronic Health Care Transactions and Code Sets: all covered entities except those that filed for an extension and are not a small health plan.

April 14, 2003

Privacy: all covered entities except small health plans.

April 16, 2003

Electronic Health Care Transactions and Code Sets: all covered entities must have started software and systems testing.

July, 2003

Electronic Medicare claims submission: NPRM

August, 2003

Standard unique national health plan identifiers: final rule

October 16, 2003

Electronic Health Care Transactions and Code Sets: all covered entities who filed for an extension and small health plans.

October 16, 2003

Medicare will only accept paper claims under limited circumstances.

January, 2004

Claims attachment standards: NPRM

February, 2004

Modifications to electronic transactions and code sets: NPRM

April 14, 2004

Privacy: small health plans.

July 30, 2004

Employer Identifier Standard: all covered entities except small health plans.

April 20, 2005

Security Standards: all covered entities except small health plans.

August 1, 2005

Employer Identifier Standard: small health plans.

April 20, 2006

Security Standards: small health plans.

May 23, 2007

National Provider Identifier (NPI): all covered entities except small health plans.

May 23, 2008

NPI: small health plans.

January, 2004

Claims attachment standards: NPRM

February, 2004

Modifications to electronic transactions and code sets: NPRM

(NPRM = Notice of Proposed Rule Making = preliminary regulation, up for comments)