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  • 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).

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WEDI Presents Testimony to HHS National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Jun 6, 2017, 16:25 PM

Testimony focused on concerns facing the Unique Health Plan Identifier (HPID)

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) (@WEDIonline), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange and a trusted advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), presented testimony on May 4, 2017 before the Department of Health and Human Services, National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), Subcommittee on Standards. Laurie Darst, Chair of the 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).

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