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Go-to-Answers Frequently Asked Questions

Guidance for the HIPAA administrative simplification frequently asked questions.

Final

Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: August 02, 2020

“Go-to-Answers” is the short name for the HIPAA Administrative Simplification Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about existing statute, regulation and policy, or technical or operational issues, which we will continue to respond to.  Go-to-Answers do not establish new policy or provide new guidance, but will help the inquirer to locate or better understand and focus on existing statute, regulation, policy and guidance, and may provide brief operational or technical information.

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