Minnesota Administrative Uniformity Committee (AUC)
The Minnesota Administrative Uniformity Committee (AUC) is a voluntary, broad-based group representing Minnesota health care public and private payers, hospitals, health care providers and state agencies, working to standardize, streamline, and simplify health care administrative processes.
Administrative Simplification in Minnesota
As part of the of the Health Care Administrative Simplification Act (ASA) of 1994, the Minnesota Department of Health's (MDH) Center for Health Care Purchasing Improvement (CHCPI) develops and implements rules (i.e., Minnesota uniform companion guides) for the standard, electronic exchange of health care administrative transactions pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 62J.536 and related rules. This work is being undertaken in consultation with the AUC.
|Effective February 2012
The following notice has been posted at the request of WPS Medicare:
The AUC [claims attachment fax cover sheet] is being used to submit attachment information to WPS Medicare Part B. The AUC cover sheet will be rejected. Implementation of the PWK (Paperwork) Segment for X12N version 5010 for WPS Medicare Part B is scheduled for 4/2/12. No faxed attachments will be accepted prior to implementation of PWK. Any faxed information received with an AUC cover sheet will not be recognized for claims submission.
The WPS Medicare Part B cover sheet for faxed or mailed documentation as of 4/2/12 can be located at: http://www.wpsmedicare.com//part_b/claims/submission/
Archive of news and notices posted on the AUC website within the past year
Collection of Minnesota Department of Health's (MDH) "Implementation and Compliance Updates"