New Fact Sheet on Administrative Simplification Basics
April 2017 ~
CMS’ newly released fact sheet(pdf) explains how Administrative Simplification standards streamline day-to-day tasks such as billing, verifying patient eligibility, sending and receiving payment.
According to the fact sheet, these Administrative Simplification standards apply to entities who exchange health care information electronically, including health plans, health care providers, and clearinghouses.
The new fact sheet explains that providers that follow these standards can save time and costs across the health care system by streamlining paperwork and simplify day-to-day tasks such as:
For more information, CMS’ infographic(pdf) explains how health care providers can streamline paperwork and for complete details see the Administrative Simplification section of the CMS website.