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Although our scope has expanded beyond the initial HIBC labeling mandate issued 30 years ago, we have continued to emphasize ‘safety first’ through the years.
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HIBCC clarifies indentification of device-software versions in the HIBC supplier labeling standard and UDI
At the recent HIBCC Auto-ID Committee meeting it was confirmed that the serial number field in the secondary data structure (the “production identifier” data source for UDI) may be used to accommodate software version identification. It is common for software versions to use a “.” to differentiate incremental changes in software, and since use of.. read more →
On Friday, June 6, 2014, a new set of HIN distribution files will be available online. Download the periodic HIN distribution from iHIN at http://www.hibcchin.org/ read more →
HIBCC to be a Sponsor of the UDI Implementation Workshop May 20-22, 2014 ♦ Baltimore, MD http://www.udiconference.com/ Bringing the UDI Regulation & the Global UDI Database (GUDID) to Life! The UDI Implementation Workshop is for Class III Medical Device Manufacturers who are in immediate need of information and guidance to meet the September 24, 2014.. read more →
As a consequence of recent changes in 340B compliance measures HIBCC has released four new activity codes to be used by HIN licensees to identify Wholesale Acquisition Cost (WAC) account transactions. As of April 1st, HIN requests with the following activity codes will be accepted. Activity Code Description W4 WAC – Disproportionate.. read more →
The next meeting of the HIBCC Auto-ID Technical Committee meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center, which is located adjacent to the Holiday Inn University of Memphis, 3700 Central Avenue, Memphis TN. You can make your room reservation at the Holiday Inn by calling 901-678-8200. Identify yourself.. read more →
HIBCC will now enumerate 340B/WAC HINs within 30 days of the program start date. In order to further assist our licensees, HIN requests for any 340B or WAC account will be accepted up to 30 days before the program effective date of the covered entity or contracted pharmacy. read more →
- 19 Feb 2019Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) releases final UDI System Proposal
- 05 Feb 2019MedTech Europe releases document on the differences in UDI requirements for the US and EU
- 29 Nov 2018HIBCC designated by the Saudi-Arabian FDA as a UDI Issuing Agency in Draft Regulation
- 23 Oct 2018HIBCC met with European Commission and FDA in Silver Springs, MD on October 17th
- 16 Jul 2018Deactivation of iHIN Guest Accounts