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Final Agenda


Subcommittee on Standards

Administrative Simplification under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Standards and Operating Rules for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) an Remittance Advice (RA)

Marriott Washington Hotel, 1221 22nd Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037
(Between M and N Streets)

December 3, 2010


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8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Call to order and Welcome/Introductions Judith Warren, Co-Chair
Walter Suarez, Co-Chair
Karen Trudel, CMS
8:45 – 10:15 a.m. Update on enhancements to Operating Rules for Eligibility and Claims StatusUpdate from CAQH
Update from NCPDP
Questions from committee
Gwen Lohse, CAQH CORE
Lynne Gilbertson, NCPDP
Committee members
10:20 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Overview of the Payment Process Jan Estep, NACHA
Russ Waterhouse, The Clearinghouse
Jim Ribelin, HERAE
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. How the Payment and Remittance Advice Process Works in Health CareBanks Stuart Hanson, Fifth Third Bank
Steve Stone, PNC Bank
John Casillas, HIMSS Medical Banking Project
12:30 – 1:20 p.m. Break for Lunch
1:20 – 5:00 p.m. Standards and Operating Rules for Electronic Funds Transfer and Claims Payment/Remittance Advice
1:20 – 2:45 p.m. Standards and Operating Rule Authors Margaret Weiker and Deb Strickland, X12
Annette Gabel, Medco
Gwen Lohse, CAQH CORE
Jan Estep, NACHA
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Health Plans Jay Eisenstock, Aetna
Bob Schleichert, AultCare
Angie Casey, HP
Annette Gabel, Medco
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Break
3:45 – 4:25 p.m. Health Care Providers Barbara Mayerick, VA
Laurie Darst, Mayo
Jim Whicker, Kaiser
Larrie Dawkins, MGMA, provider group
4:25 – 5:00 p.m. Health Care Clearinghouses/Vendors Sean Kilpatrick and Russ Anderson, Availity
Susanne Powell, Emdeon
5:00 – 5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks Judith Warren, Co-Chair
Walter Suarez, Co-Chair
5:15 p.m. Adjourn

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December 8, 2010