On Oct. 31, 2014, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that enforcement of the health plan identifier (HPID) requirement is delayed until further notice. The enforcement delay applies to the requirements to obtain an HPID and use the HPID in HIPAA transactions. The attached Compliance Bulletin provides an overview of the HPID requirement and summarizes the enforcement delay.

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HPID Requirement Delayed Indefinitely