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The draft guidance was issued to provide clarification on the UDI labeling requirements. To download the draft guidance on Form and Content of the UDI click here. To learn more about HIBCC as an FDA-accredited UDI issuing agency click here. read more →
Medicare endorses the use of unique device identifiers (UDI) in billing and claims records for medical devices. The endorsement was made in an effort to improve the identification of device malfunctions and the recall process. To read the Wall Street Journal article click here. To learn more about Unique Device Identification (UDI) and HIBCC as.. read more →
A new set of HIN Distribution files, as of June 30, 2016, are now available for download. To download the periodic HIN Distribution from iHIN: Access iHIN at http://www.hibcchin.org/. Enter your username and password. Click on “Download” then “Distribution Download”. Review the HIN Data Use License Agreement and enter your Subscriber Account ID. Click next… read more →
To view the latest revision of the proposed Regulation on medical devices Click Here read more →
The Council of the European Union announced its agreement with the European Parliament to implement UDI.
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The HIBCC GUDID Submission service is designed to help labelers meet the FDA’s UDI data submission requirements. As an FDA-certified Third Party Submitter, HIBCC can upload labelers’ Device Identifier (DI) records to the Global UDI Database (GUDID) to ensure that they are in UDI compliance. And our service is not limited to HIBCC-registered labelers. Our fee.. read more →
- 26 Jul 2016FDA releases draft guidance on UDI form and content
- 15 Jul 2016Medicare endorses unique identifiers for medical devices
- 01 Jul 2016HIN Distribution Files Available Online
- 23 Jun 2016HIBCC is designated by the European Commission as a UDI Assigning Entity.
- 23 Jun 2016The Council of the European Union announced its agreement with the European Parliament to implement UDI.