HIPAA Version 5010 compliance delayed - Physicians get a 3 month reprieve

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CMS's OESS announces that enforcement of the HIPAA 5010 rules which govern the format of claims submissions and payments will be delayed. They are calling the delay a "period of enforcement discretion."

This delay pushes back the enforcement date past the first three months of 2012.

See more at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2011/12/12/bisa1212.htm