S.1684 - A bill to provide a 1-year extension of the date for compliance by certain covered entities with the administrative simplification standards for electronic transactions and code sets issued in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Dorgan, Byron L. [D-ND] (Introduced 11/14/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance | House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||12/10/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R. 3323, which became Public Law 107-105 on 12/27/2001.|
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Summary: S.1684 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Provides a one year extension for providers, State health programs, health plans, and others to implement the administrative simplification standards for electronic transactions and code sets required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Passed Senate without amendment (11/27/2001)
Differentiates these electronic transaction and code set requirements from the medical privacy regulations under HIPAA which remain unaffected.