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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, maintenance of the AUC related webpages may be limited. We are making every effort to assure these webpages remain current and accurate.

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.

As part of the of the Health Care Administrative Simplification Act (ASA) of 1994, the Minnesota Department of Health's (MDH) Center for Health Information Policy and Transformation (CHIPT) 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.

News

May 28, 2020
AUC Meetings for June and July are Cancelled

Due to the competing demands of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AUC meetings scheduled for June and July -- including the Operations Committee and all Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meetings -- have been cancelled.

See the AUC Calendar webpage for the most current information on all AUC meetings.

May 22, 2020
Informational Resource Regarding Recent Changes in Telemedicine Coverage, Coding, and Reimbursement

Informational resource regarding recent changes in telemedicine coverage, coding, and reimbursement posted on the AUC COVID-19 Updates webpage.

The new informational issue brief (PDF) summarizes recent temporary expanded access to and coverage of telehealth/telemedicine services by three jurisdictions/payers: The federal Medicare Program; Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) administered by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) (e.g., Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare); and Minnesota health insurance products and offerings subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 62A.671.

March 27, 2020
New "AUC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates" Webpage

We have created a new AUC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates webpage to share a variety of COVID-19 related CMS billing and coding instructions.

A quick link to this page can be found on the upper right of every AUC webpage.

Archive of news and notices posted on the AUC website.

Collection of MDH Implementation and Compliance

Updated Friday, 29-May-2020 09:12:08 CDT