Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) Policy Regarding 90 Day Discretionary Enforcement Period for Non-Compliant HIPAA Covered Entities.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it would not initiate enforcement action until April 1, 2012, with respect to any HIPAA covered entity that is not in compliance with the ASC X12 Version

5010 (Version 5010), NCPDP Telecom D.0 (NCPDP D.0) and NCPDP Medicaid Subrogation 3.0 (NCPDP 3.0) standards. Please share with appropriate staff.