HIBCC Industry News

HIBCC Industry News

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.

As such, the Health Industry Business Communication Council has an important advocacy and educational role in today’s healthcare industry. We are proud to act as the forum through which consensus can be reached as all parties work together to ensure a safer, more efficient industry.

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HIBCC Releases New HIN Activity Codes To Comply With 340B GPO Prohibition Rule

April 1, 2014
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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 →

Auto-ID Committee Meeting Scheduled for June 12, 2014

March 28, 2014
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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 →

340B/WAC HIN Enumeration Before Effective Date

March 20, 2014
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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 →

HIN Distribution Files Available Online

March 14, 2014
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On Friday, March 14, 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 →

HIBC UDI Implementation for the Dental Industry

March 5, 2014
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HIBCC President, Bob Hankin presents to the Dental Trade Alliance. View the presentation Here. read more →

HIBC SLS 2.4 Now Available

February 7, 2014
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The Health Industry Supplier Labeling Standard 2.4 – Now Available  Download a copy of the HIBC SLS 2.4 HERE. read more →