Medicare Claims Billing Moves to 5010 Format

In January 2011, Medicare fee-for-service contractors began testing the Base Version of 5010 HIPAA electronic health care claims transaction standards (NAHC Report, 8/30/2010). Testing of the Errata Version for 5010 standards is scheduled for April 2011. Transactions not affected by the Errata Version can be tested starting January 2011 without regard to the published Errata…