Latest Reform Bill Would Revise HIPAA Standards, Track Medical Devices – iHealthBeat

HIPAA Transactions

The latest House bill also includes a provision to establish national standards for electronic claims submission and other HIPAA transactions.

The provision calls for officials to develop data exchange capabilities that can:

* Determine a patient’s financial responsibility at the point of service;

* Enable real-time claims adjudication;

* Harmonize data sets from administrative and clinical transactions; and

* Support machine-readable identification cards.

via Latest Reform Bill Would Revise HIPAA Standards, Track Medical Devices – iHealthBeat.