Healthcare IT Interoperability, EHR interoperability, Hospital Interoperability

Health Plan Identifier

HHS Signals End to Health Plan Identifiers in New Proposed Rule

December 21, 2018 - Years of pushback from industry stakeholders has motivated an HHS proposal to eliminate a federal requirement for identifying health plans in HIPAA transactions. As everyone prepares to break for the holidays, the federal agency formally announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to eliminate the health plan identifier (HPID) and the voluntary other entity identifier (OEID). The...

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