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Operating Rules and Standards for EFT and Remittance Advice (ERA)

CMS-0028-IFC:  HHS adopts operating rules for health care electronic funds transfers (EFT) and remittance advice August 07, 2012.  You can view the press release, fact sheet, interim final rule, and operating rules for more information.

CMS-0024-IFC Announcement to Industry July 10, 2012

The Interim Final Rule that adopts  health care EFT standards is a final rule that is in effect now.  Plans to implement the health care EFT standards should be underway.   

HHS has published a series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) with regard to the health care EFT standards on the FAQ page on the CMS website.  Once on the FAQ page, click on the topic HIPAA Administrative Simplification on the left side of the page, then click on the subtopic Affordable Care Act.  Please keep checking this page for further guidance.

CMS-0024-IFC:  HHS adopts standards for health care electronic funds transfers January 10, 2012.  You can view the interim final rule, press release, and fact sheet for more information.