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Minnesota Administrative Uniformity Committee
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) Office of Health Information Technology (OHIT) 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.


March 26, 2018

newThe Minnesota Department of Health announces adoption into rule of revised Minnesota Uniform Companion Guide for the Implementation of the ASC X12N/005010X279A1 Health Care Eligibility Benefit Inquiry and Response (270/271), version 12.0

The primary revision in the v12.0 rule is a clarification of instructions related to compliance with the CAQH-CORE Phase II Operating Rule 260.

v12.0 MDH companion guide rule for the Eligibility Inquiry and Response (270-271) transaction (PDF), with changes from v10.0 (the last previously adopted version) shown in underline-strikeout format.

This v12.0 companion guide rule is effective April 25, 2018. For more information, please see the Minnesota State Register (pages 1151-1152).

Archive of news and notices posted on the AUC website within the past year

Collection of MDH Implementation and Compliance updates.

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