State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company's Health Division is a Covered Entity under the HIPAA law, therefore must comply with the Administrative Simplification provision.
The Administrative Simplification provision of HIPAA standardized the exchange of certain electronic data and established standards for the privacy and security of certain individual's protected health information.
Minnesota Statutes, 62J.536, requires group purchasers and Health Care providers to use electronic claims and eligibility transactions. All Minnesota Health Care providers and group purchasers must use ASC X12 Version 5010 of the Minnesota Uniform Companion Guides.
Affordable Care Act
The Administrative Simplification section of the Affordable Care Act requires HIPAA covered entities to comply with new standards and operating rules for electronic transmissions. For detailed information regarding the individual operating rules, click here for Eligibility & Claim Status, or here for ERA/EFT.