Falls Church, VA, April 13, 2009,The Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) and Foresight Corporation are pleased to announce a partnership to deliver Understanding 005010 & ICD-10: New HIPAA Requirements for Transactions. The live, 60-minute webinar is designed to be the most comprehensive 005010 and ICD-10 overview of next steps to take in the HIPAA 2.0 transition.

The webinar, scheduled for May 6 and 12, 2009 at 2 p.m. EDT, provides a detailed illustration of the background and implications of 005010 and ICD-10 and information useful in evaluating gap analysis, design, development and testing to aid in the conversion to the 005010 standard.

“DISA is excited to combine the knowledge base and expertise shared with Foresight to deliver information critical in planning effective implementation strategies for the adoption of the new 005010 standard,” said Jerry Connors, President, DISA. “The webinar addresses how to use the new transactions and code sets. Participants will leave armed with an understanding of the new HIPAA requirements for transactions and code sets that will help them set expectations for implementation timelines.”

Understanding 005010 & ICD-10: New HIPAA Requirements for Transactions helps participants understand the range of system and business impacts caused by 005010 and ICD-10. The session is designed for anyone interested in understanding more about the implementation of 005010 transactions and ICD-10 impacts on the industry and individual organizations.

A ten percent registration discount is extended through April 15, 2009. Register now at http://www.disa.org/webinarsDISAForesight.cfm. Feedback from leaders in the health care community who have viewed a similar session has been positive, saying the content addresses the magnitude of 005010 and ICD-10, enabling participants to plan an effective course of action.

About DISA
The Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) is home for the development of cross-industry e-business interchange standards that help individuals and organizations improve business processes, reduce costs, increase productivity and take advantage of new opportunities. DISA provides administrative and technical support to the Accredited Standards Committee. For additional information, visit www.disa.org, or call 703-970-4480.

About Foresight Corporation
For nearly 20 years, Foresight Corporation has helped customers build standards-compliant networks, address mandates like HIPAA 5010, connect partners, validate transactions and secure operational efficiencies. Foresight is driven by a passion for co-creation, working hand-in-hand with customers to solve today’s issues and anticipate tomorrow’s challenges. Visit www.ForesightCorp.com, or call 888-500-0800.