Designated Standard Maintenance Organizations The final HIPAA rule titled "Standards for Electronic Transactions," published in the Federal Register, establishes a new category of organization, the "Designated Standard Maintenance Organization (DSMO)." Additional background information and links to the Final Rule are available here.
The Secretary has designated the following organizations as DSMOs:
www.nucc.org These DSMOs have formed a committee to focus on managing HIPAA standard change requests. This web site helps meet that challenge by providing industry expertise and solutions that directly support several of the committee's guiding principles:
The X12N Transaction Standards, as well as the HL7 Attachment Standards are available on the Washington Publishing Company web site. Information about the NCPDP Retail Pharmacy Standards are available on the NCPDP web site.