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8.22.2003

Another HIPAA Deadline Approaches

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Employers who sponsor group health plans breathed a sigh of relief after gearing up to comply with the Privacy Rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) by the April 14, 2003, deadline. Now there’s another fast-approaching HIPAA deadline – the October 16, 2003 deadline for conducting electronic transactions according to HIPAA standards. These standards are typically referred to as the electronic data interchange or EDI standards. View full article (PDF).