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HIPAA 5010 Companion Guide Version 1.3 Update

November 28, 2012

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has released a revision to the HIPAA 5010 Medi-Cal Companion Guide Version 1.3, which is in compliance with ASC X12's fair use and copyright statements.

Readers of this companion guide should be acquainted with the HIPAA Technical Reports Type 3 (TR3), their structure and content. Information contained within the HIPAA TR3s has not been repeated here, although the HIPAA TR3s have been referenced when necessary.

Providers may view the 30-page HIPAA 5010 Medi-Cal Companion Guide under the Technical Specifications heading on the HIPAA: 5010/NCPDP D.0 & 1.2 Web page of the Medi-Cal website.