NU Online News Service, Dec. 16, 10:21 a.m. – Vitria Technology Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., has introduced HIPAA Fast Forward, a software system that health insurers and other large and midsize companies can use to comply with the health data communications standards created to implement the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

Vitria is selling a full HIPAA package for organizations that must comply with all of the data communications standards, a second package for organizations that must comply only with the claims communications standard, and a third package for organizations that must comply only with the eligibility and enrollment standards.