North Risk Updates: U.S. Health Care Reform

HIPAA HPID Enforcement Suspended

On Friday, Oct. 31, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it is exercising the agency’s “enforcement discretion” to “delay, until further notice” enforcement of the Health Plan Identifier (HPID) requirements. For large health plans (those with annual receipts in excess of $5 million), including self-insured health plans sponsored by employers, the deadline…

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