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Introduced in House (07/09/1992)

Administrative Health Costs Reduction Act of 1992 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to adopt standards relating to uniform: (1) claims data elements; (2) claims forms; and (3) electronic transmission of billing information.

Allows a health benefit plan to reject a nonelectronic claim not submitted on a form meeting the standards. Provides, a specified period after adoption of the standards, for direct electronic filing by providers of claims.

Defines "health benefit plan" to include various employee benefit plans and the Medicare and Medicaid provisions (titles XVIII and XIX) of the Social Security Act.