This report examines HIPAA administrative standardization and the process of modifying the standardized codes. It assesses the implications of HIPAA standardization for payment of Medicaid-covered early childhood preventive and developmental services, drawing on findings from a 50-state, point-in-time review of readily available state HIPAA compliance documents conducted in December 2004.
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