S.836 - A bill to amend part C of title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for coordination of implementation of administrative simplification standards for health care information.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Craig, Larry E. [R-ID] (Introduced 05/07/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/07/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4418) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.836 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Amends part C (Administrative Simplification) of title XI of the Social Security Act to postpone the deadline for compliance by applicable entities and programs with standards for: (1) reduction of the administrative costs of providing and paying for health care; and (2) electronic transactions of health information. Sets the new deadline at the later date of either October 16, 2004, or two years after: (1) the final adoption of relevant regulations concerning all such standards, except those for unique health identifiers for individuals; and (2) the availability of reliable national unique health identifiers for health plans and health care providers.
Introduced in Senate (05/07/2001)
Makes this Act effective as if included in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.