Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act (HIPAA) Of 1966
A federal law that includes Administrative Simplification Provisions that require all health plans, including ERISA, as well as health care clearinghouses and any dentist who transmits health information in an electronic transaction, to use a standard format. The HIPAA standard electronic dental claim also requires use of the ADA’s Code on Dental . Procedures and Nomenclature code set. Paper transactions are not subject to this requirement.