Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange Comment Letter on 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria, 2015 Edition Base EHR Definition, and ONC Health IT Certification Program Modifications
May 12, 2015
In its advisory role under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) periodically comments on issues related to healthcare information exchange and associated areas that it believes merit consideration by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
The WEDI Board of Directors submits the attached comments for your consideration. WEDI appreciates the opportunity to collaborate with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and stands ready to assist in clarifying the attached as needed.