More Time for Comments

By Art Gross – Last week, the Office for Civil Rights at the US Department of Health and Human Services announced that there would be a 45-day extension of the comment period for the public with regard to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on modifying the HIPAA Privacy Rule that was originally posted in December of 2020.

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Health Plan Identifier NPRM FAQs

The Health Plan Identifier is designed to furnish a standard way to identify health plans in electronic transactions. The Health Plan Identifier is a standard, unique health plan identifier required by the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Check out these FAQs.