Healthcare EFT Standard Overview

The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, 45 CFR Part 162, released the Administrative Simplification: Adoption of Operating Rules for Health Care Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT) and Remittance Advice Transactions final rule on August 10, 2012.

Healthcare EFT Final Rule

You can read the rule in its entirety here.

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ACH Rules Online

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Section 1104 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) identifies specific ways to address the goals of Administrative Simplification. This section of the legislation includes an industry mandate for developing and using healthcare operating rules to help implement HIPAA standards and identify a healthcare EFT standard.

View a graphic depiction of the timeline.