ASA

Health Care Administrative Simplification

The Health Care Administrative Simplification Act (ASA) of 1994 was enacted to bring about greater standardization and electronic exchange of health care administrative transactions, to reduce administrative costs and burden.

As part of the Act, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)'s Center for Health Care Purchasing Improvement (CHCPI) develops and administers rules for the standard, electronic exchange of health care administrative transactions, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 62J.536. These rules are commonly referred to as the “Minnesota Uniform Companion Guides.” This work is being undertaken in consultation with a large, voluntary stakeholder organization, the Minnesota Administrative Uniformity Committee (AUC). In addition, CHCPI is also undertaking or assisting with other MDH health care reform and administrative simplification efforts.

See also the fact sheet, Minnesota's Health Care Administrative Simplification Initiative (PDF)

News

May 22, 2017

newNotice of Proposed Revised Rule: Minnesota Uniform Companion Guide (MUCG) for the Implementation of the ASC X12N/005010X214E2 Health Care Claim: Acknowledgment (277), version 7.0, and announcement of 30 day public comment period.

The Minnesota Department of Health has published an announcement in the State Register of a proposed revised rule, the Minnesota Uniform Companion Guide for the Implementation of the ASC X12N/005010X214E2 Health Care Claim Acknowledgment (277), version 7.0 (PDF), as well as a 30-day public comment opportunity on the proposed v7.0 rule. The rule is shown in strikeout-underline format to show changes from the previously adopted v6.0 rule.

May 22, 2017 State Register notice (pages 1349-51), with information regarding submission of comments during the 30-day public comment period.

May 22, 2017

newNotice of Proposed Revised Rule: Minnesota Uniform Companion Guide (MUCG) for the Implementation of the ASC X12N/005010X221A1 Health Care Claim: Payment/Advice (835), version 11.0, and announcement of 30 day public comment period.

The Minnesota Department of Health has published an announcement in the State Register of a proposed revised rule, the Minnesota Uniform Companion Guide for the Implementation of the ASC X12N/005010X221A1 Health Care Claim Payment/Advice (835), version 11.0 (PDF), as well as a 30-day public comment opportunity on the proposed v11.0 rule. The rule is shown in strikeout-underline format to show changes from the previously adopted v10.0 rule.

May 22, 2017 State Register notice (pages 1351-53), with information regarding submission of comments during the 30-day public comment period.

May 15, 2017

Notice of Proposed Revised Rule: Minnesota Uniform Companion Guide (MUCG) for the Implementation of the ASC X12N/005010X224A2 Health Care Claim: Dental (837), version 11.1, and announcement of 30 day public comment period.

The Minnesota Department of Health has published an announcement in the State Register of proposed rules for the Minnesota Uniform Companion Guide (MUCG) for the Implementation of the ASC X12N/005010X224A2 Health Care Claim: Dental (837), version 11.1 (PDF), as well as a 30-day public comment opportunity on the proposed v11.1 rules. The v11.1 rule is shown in strikeout-underline format to show changes from the previously adopted v10.0 and the proposed v11.1.

May 15, 2017 State Register notice (pages 1325-27), with information regarding submission of comments during the 30-day public comment period.

Updated Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 12:10PM