Contacts for Transactions & Code Sets

Accredited Standards Committee (ASC X12)
ASC X12 develops and maintains standards for inter-industry electronic interchange of buisness transactions.

American Dental Association (ADA)
Resource to order the Current Dental Terminology 3rd Edition codes (CDT-3, HCPCS Level II "D" codes) and for the Dental Content Committee (DeCC) that sets standards for the dental claim form and maintains dental codes.

American Medical Association (AMA)
Resource for the Current Procedural Terminology 4th Edition codes (CPT-4). The AMA copyrights the CPT codes.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Federal site providing various information regarding HIPAA implementation.

Health Care Common Procedure Coding System II
Federal site containing information related to the Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS).

Health Level Seven (HL7)
One of several ANSI-accredited Standards Development Organizations (SDO), and is responsible for clinical and administrative data standards.

National Council of Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP)
Standards and codes development for pharmacy.

National Drug Code Directory (NCD)
Resource for the National Drug Code Directory

National Uniform Billing Committee (NUBC)
Affiliated with the American Hospital Association and develops standards for institutional claims.

National Uniform Claims Committee
Affiliated with the American Medical Association. Develops and maintains a standardized data set for use by non-institutional health organizations to transmit claims and encounter information. Maintains the national provider taxonomy.

Washington Publishing Company (WPC)
Resource for HIPAA-required transaction implementation guides and code sets.

WEDI SNIP
The Workgroup to Electonic Data Interchange (EDI) Strategic National Implementation Program (SNIP) is a collaborative industry-wide process resulting in the implementation of standards and furthering the development and implementation of future standards.

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