HHS Compliance Review Program is coming soon… WEDI offers support
April 15, 2019
This month, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will launch its Compliance Review Program, an audit to ensure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules for electronic healthcare transactions. WEDI, the nonprofit organization that industry turns to for information on using health IT to improve efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, praised the move in an April 11 press announcement.
“WEDI commends the launch of the Compliance Reviews. In general, the industry as a whole − providers, health plans and clearinghouses − have encouraged HHS to take steps to ensure compliance with HIPAA electronic transaction standards and operating rules,” said President and CEO, Charles Stellar in the statement. WEDI is also and a statutory advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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