By Michael Volpe
“The wonderful thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from.” Rear Admiral (Ret) Grace Hopper
In our recent blog “Building a digital enrollment ecosystem,” we discussed the workgroup formed by LIMRA to address non-healthcare related employee benefits data. Health enrollment data has been standardized by federal law to use the HIPAA 834 enrollment specification format; however, no such standards exist for data from other employee and ancillary benefits (e.g. life, disability, critical illness, etc.).