What are the HIPAA Administrative Simplification Rules?

The HIPAA Administrative Simplification Rules establish national standards for electronic transactions and HIPAA code sets to maintain the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI). These HIPAA compliance standards are often referred to as electronic data interchange or EDI standards. The regulations, detailed in 45 CFR 160, 45 CFR 162, and 45 CFR 164, aim to make healthcare systems more efficient and effective by [...]