EDI Related Links

American Dental Association (ADA)
Professional association of dentists committed to the public's oral health, ethics, science, and professional advancement; leading a unified profession through initiatives in advocacy, education, research and the development of standards.

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
Dynamic professional association that represents more than 40,000 specially educated health information management professionals who work throughout the health care industry.

American Medical Association (AMA)
Promotes professionalism in medicine and sets standards for medical education, practice and ethics.

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
Forum for healthcare professionals involved in compliance service all segments of the health care industry.

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)
The organization of insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the four U.S. Territories. The NAIC provides a forum for the development of uniform policy when uniformity is appropriate.

EDI

Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA)
A not-for-profit organization that supports the development and use of electronic business interchange standards in electronic commerce.

Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI)
Information about improving health care through Electronic Commerce.

Washington Publishing Company (WPC)
Manages and distributes EDI information, primarily in the form of documentation for organizations that develop, maintain, and implement EDI standards.

The Washington Publishing Company (WPC) assists several organizations in the maintenance and distribution of HIPAA-related code lists external to the X12 family of standards. The lists have different release schedules and are maintained by groups including the National Uniform Claim Committee (Provider Taxonomy) and the by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (Remittance Advice Remark Codes).

Among the HIPAA-Related Code Lists you can view online at the WPC website:

Addenda to the ICD-9-CM
The National Center for Health Statistics posts addenda to the ICD-9-CM at this location.

Government

Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) or Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
The federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs. 

U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO)
The focal point for printing, binding, and information dissemination for the entire Federal community.