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CHA Staff Member Named to National Uniform Billing Committee

CHA is pleased to announce that Amber Ott, CHA vice president, finance, has been named to the National Uniform Billing Committee (NUBC). The American Hospital Association formed the NUBC in 1975 to develop and maintain data specifications for institutional claims, including those under HIPPA. Members of the organization include providers and state hospital associations, health plans, public health, health care financial professionals and standards development organizations. The NUBC provides testimony to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, which is an advisory body to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on HIPAA standards. CHA is pleased that its members will be represented in this forum.