NU Online News Service, Jan. 7, 10:24 a.m. – CHCS Services Inc., Weston, Fla., will be using software from Mercator Software Inc., Wilton, Conn., to comply with the new federal health claims communications regulations.

CHCS can use the software to process claims submitted in the standard electronic format developed to implement the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

CHCS, a unit of Universal American Financial Corp., Rye Brook, N.Y., is a third-party administrator that administers long-term care insurance policies.