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Standards for Electronic Transactions and Code Sets

Subpart O - Enrollment and Disenrollment in a Health Plan

§162.1501 Enrollment and disenrollment in a health plan transaction.

The enrollment and disenrollment in a health plan transaction is the transmission of subscriber enrollment information to a health plan to establish or terminate insurance coverage.

§162.1502 Standard for enrollment and disenrollment in a health plan.

The Secretary adopts the ASC X12N 834 - Benefit Enrollment and Maintenance, Version 4010, May 2000, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X095 as the standard for the enrollment and disenrollment in a health plan transaction. The implementation specification is available at the addresses specified in §162.920(a)(1).

Subpart P -Health Care Payment and Remittance Advice

§162.1601 Health care payment and remittance advice transaction.

The health care payment and remittance advice transaction is the transmission of either of the following for health care:

(a) The transmission of any of the following from a health plan to a health care provider’s financial institution:

(1) Payment.

(2) Information about the transfer of funds.

(3) Payment processing information.

(b) The transmission of either of the following from a health plan to a health care provider:

(1) Explanation of benefits.

(2) Remittance advice.

§162.1602 Standards for health care payment and remittance advice.

The Secretary adopts the following standards for the health care payment and remittance advice transaction:

(a) Retail pharmacy drug claims and remittance advice. The NCPDP Telecommunication Standard Implementation Guide, Version 5 Release 1, September 1999, and equivalent NCPDP Batch Standard Batch Implementation Guide, Version 1 Release 0, February 1, 1996. The implementation specifications are available at the addresses specified in §162.920(a)(2).

(b) Dental, professional, and institutional health care claims and remittance advice. The ASC X12N 835 - Health Care Claim Payment/Advice, Version 4010, May 2000, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X091. The implementation specification is available at the addresses specified in §162.920(a)(1).

Subpart Q - Health Plan Premium Payments

§162.1701 Health plan premium payments transaction.

The health plan premium payment transaction is the transmission of any of the following from the entity that is arranging for the provision of health care or is providing health care coverage payments for an individual to a health plan:

(a) Payment.

(b) Information about the transfer of funds.

(c) Detailed remittance information about individuals for whom premiums are being paid.

(d) Payment processing information to transmit health care premium payments including any of the following:

(1) Payroll deductions.

(2) Other group premium payments.

(3) Associated group premium payment information.

§162.1702 Standard for health plan premium payments.

The Secretary adopts the ASC X12N 820 - Payroll Deducted and Other Group Premium Payment for Insurance Products, Version 4010, May 2000, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X061 as the standard for the health plan premium payments transaction. The implementation specification is available at the addresses specified in §162.920(a)(1).

Subpart R - Coordination of Benefits

§162.1801 Coordination of benefits transaction.

The coordination of benefits transaction is the transmission from any entity to a health plan for the purpose of determining the relative payment responsibilities of the health plan, of either of the following for health care:

(a) Claims.

(b) Payment information.

§162.1802 Standards for coordination of benefits.

The Secretary adopts the following standards for the coordination of benefits information transaction:

(a) Retail pharmacy drug claims. The NCPDP Telecommunication Standard Implementation Guide, Version 5 Release 1, September 1999, and equivalent NCPDP Batch Standard Batch Implementation Guide, Version 1 Release 0, February 1, 1996. The implementation specifications are available at the addresses specified in §162.920(a)(2).

(b) Dental claims. The ASC X12N 837 - Health Care Claim: Dental, Version 4010, May 2000, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X097. The implementation specification is available at the addresses specified in §162.920(a)(1).

(c) Professional health care claims. The ASC X12N 837 - Health Care Claim: Professional, Volumes 1 and 2, Version 4010, May 2000, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X098. The implementation specification is available at the addresses specified in §162.920(a)(1).

(d) Institutional health care claims. The ASC X12N 837 - Health Care Claim: Institutional, Volumes 1 and 2, Version 4010, May 2000, Washington Publishing Company, 004010X096. The implementation specification is available at the addresses specified in §162.920(a)(1).

Authority: Secs. 1171 through 1179 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1320d - 1320d-8), as added by sec. 262 of Public Law 104-191, 110 Stat. 2021-2031, and sec. 264 of Pub. L. 104-191, 110 Stat. 2033-2034 (42 U.S.C. 1320d-2 (note)).

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program No. 93.774, Medicare--Supplementary Medical Insurance Program)


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Dated: July 25, 2000
Donna Shalala
Secretary

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