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Moving to Electronic Transactions

Save time.  Save money.  Reduce administrative hassles.

You could save your practice time and money while dramatically reducing the number of administrative hassles you deal with every day!

The AMA can help make this dream a reality by assisting you in the adoption of key electronic healthcare transactions mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

Did you know?
An estimated 3 billion claims were submitted in 20071. If both physicians and payers used HIPAA-standard electronic transactions instead of manual ones, the health care system could save $90.27 billion each year.
[1] Sources: 2006 Physician Characteristics; National Healthcare Exchange Service, 2007

Ready to save?

We'll walk you through the process.

First, consult Understanding the HIPAA standard transactions: The HIPAA Transactions and Code Set rule for an overview of the HIPAA electronic healthcare transactions.

Next, ensure that your vendors can process electronic claims and other electronic transactions by utlizing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Transaction Code Set Vendor Survey.

Then, take advantage of the archived information webinars and free AMA-created toolkits, available to help your practice adopt the full range of electronic transactions: