WEDI is a nonprofit organization focused on the use of health IT to improve healthcare information exchange enhancing quality
of care, improving efficiency and reducing costs.

"I’d like to extend my congratulations to WEDI
for their continued industry leadership and vision
in tackling healthcare’s most challenging issues."

Aneesh Chopra
The 1st Chief Technology Officer
United States

  • WEDI Presents Testimony to NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards Regarding HPID

    by Samantha Holvey | May 05, 2017
    WEDI, the nation's leading authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, presented testimony before the Department of Health and Human Services, National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), Subcommittee on Standards. Laurie Darst, Chair of WEDI Board of Directors, presented testimony concerning the future of the Unique Health Plan Identifier (HPID) under the Administrative Simplification provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

    WEDI represents a broad industry perspective of providers, clearinghouses, payers, vendors and other public and private organizations that partner to collaborate on industry issues. WEDI is named as an advisor to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and we take an objective approach to resolving issues.

    Full Testimony

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WEDI elects Laurie Darst as board chair

Apr 5, 2017, 11:56 AM

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange named Laurie Darst chair of its board of directors. Ms. Darst is a regulatory advisor for the department of finance at Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic.

Ms. Darst's primary focus at Mayo includes HIPAA compliance for electronic transactions, regulatory administrative simplification mandates as well as trends affecting revenue cycle management. She participates in several national standard setting organizations including the National Uniform Claim Committee and National Uniform Billing Committee.

To read more, visit Becker's Hospital Review.

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