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HIPAA Compliance Guide

§ 162.506 Standard unique health plan identifier

HIPAA Compliance Guide

(a) Standard. The standard unique health plan identifier is the Health Plan Identifier (HPID) that is assigned by the Enumeration System identified in § 162.508.

(b) Required and permitted uses for the HPID.

(1) The HPID must be used as specified in § 162.510 and § 162.512.

(2) The HPID may be used for any other lawful purpose.