In January 2009, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released two final rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) regarding updated standards for electronic health care transactions: X12 Version 5010 HIPAA Transactions Standards and Code Sets.
Version 5010 replaces the current version (4010A1). For information about the changes and help with transmitting under the new version:
You can also contact UniCare’s E-Solutions Help Desk at 800-470-9630 for assistance.
Get background information on enhancements to HIPAA transaction standards.