HIPAA Compliance Guide

HIPAA Overview & Regulations

HIPAA Compliance Guide
What is HIPAA? What is a HIPAA BAA?
General Administrative Requirements
Subpart A
General Provisions
Subpart B
Preemption Of State Law
Subpart C
Compliance and Investigations
Subpart D
Imposition of Civil Money Penalties
Subpart E
Procedures for Hearings
Administrative Requirements
Subpart A
General Provisions
Subpart D
Standard Unique Health Identifier For Health Care Providers
Subpart E
Standard Unique Health Identifier For Health Plans
Subpart F
Standard Unique Employer Identifier
Subpart I
General Provisions For Transactions
Subpart J
Code Sets
Subpart K
Health Care Claims Or Equivalent Encounter Information
Subpart L
Eligibility For A Health Plan
Subpart M
Referral Certification And Authorization
Subpart N
Health Care Claim Status
Subpart O
Enrollment And Disenrollment In A Health Plan
Subpart P
Health Care Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT) And Remittance Advice
Subpart Q
Health Plan Premium Payments
Subpart R
Coordination Of Benefits
Subpart S
Medicaid Pharmacy Subrogation
Security and Privacy
Subpart A
General Provisions
Subpart C
Security Standards For The Protection Of Electronic Protected Health Information
Subpart D
Notification In The Case Of Breach Of Unsecured Protected Health Information
Subpart E
Privacy Of Individually Identifiable Health Information

Administrative Requirements   >   Standard Unique Employer Identifier

§ 162.610 Implementation specifications for covered entities

(a) The standard unique employer identifier of an employer of a particular employee is the EIN that appears on that employee’s IRS Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from the employer.

(b) A covered entity must use the standard unique employer identifier (EIN) of the appropriate employer in standard transactions that require an employer identifier to identify a person or entity as an employer, including where situationally required.

(c) Required and permitted uses for the Employer Identifier.

(1) The Employer Identifier must be used as stated in § 162.610(b).

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

[67 FR 38020, May 31, 2002, as amended at 69 FR 3469, Jan. 23, 2004]

HIPAA Regulations

§ 162.605: Standard unique employer identifier

HIPAA Regulations

§ 162.910: Maintenance of standards and adoption of modifications and new standards