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U.S Department of Health and Human Services, Administrative Simplification (DHHS)

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DHHS’s Designated Standard Maintenance Organizations (DMSO’s) that have agreed to maintain the national standards in the final rule “Standards for Electronic Transactions” are:

Accredited Standards Committee X12


http://www.x12.org/ External link icon

The American Dental Association (ADA)

http://www.ada.org/ External link icon

Health Level Seven

http://www.hl7.org/ External link icon

National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)

http://www.ncpdp.org/ External link icon

National Uniform Billing Committee (NUBC)

http://www.nubc.org/ External link icon

National Uniform Claims Committee (NUCC)

http://www.nucc.org/ External link icon

Workgroups for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) (group working on HIPAA transaction implementation)

http://www.wedi.org/ External link icon

WEDI Strategic National Implementation Process (SNIP)

http://snip.wedi.org/ External link icon

Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC)

http://www.ehnac.org External link icon

State of California Department of Mental Health (DMH)

http://www.dmh.ca.gov/Privacy/About_HIPAA.asp External link icon

American Health Information Management Association

http://www.ahima.org/ External link icon


http://www.ama-assn.org/ External link icon


http://www.hcfa.gov/medicare/hcpcs.htm External link icon

Data Interchange Standards Association (Secretariat of the X12N)

http://www.disa.org/ External link icon

National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

http://www.ncvhs.hhs.gov/ External link icon

Data Registry: Searchable database containing all data elements defined in HIPAA implementation guides.

http://www.ushik.org/ External link icon