Technical Bulletin-CMS Issues Q&A Guidance on HPIDs

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HIPAA requires health plans to obtain a unique health plan identification number (“HPID”) by November 5, 2014 (small plans that have annual receipts of $5 million or less have until November 5, 2015).   On September 29, federal regulators issued additional guidance on HPIDs in Q&A format.  Our Technical Bulletin summarizes that guidance.