Many claims clearinghouses expect by the fall of 2010 to be ready for external testing of the new HIPAA 5010 transaction sets, according to Dave Cheli, CIO at Gateway EDI, a St. Louis-based clearinghouse.

That timetable is a little ahead of guidance from the Department of Health and Human Services that providers, payers and vendors should complete internal testing of 5010 during 2010. That would leave all of next year available for external testing before the Jan. 1, 2012, compliance date.

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