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Knowledge Center Podcast Episode 5- Privacy by Design; Cybersecurity as a Patient Safety Issue with Laura Hoffman from the AMA September 15, 2020 This week we welcome Laura Hoffman (@lgh_dc on Twitter), Assistant Director, Federal Affairs with the American Medical Association. Laura talks about how the surge in telemedicine not only advanced policy but also…

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Knowledge Center Best Practices for Reducing Unnecessary Duplicate Claim Submissions September 9, 2020 The industry suffers from a high rate of rejections and/or denials caused by duplicate claim submissions to the payer. Handling duplicate claims consumes valuable staff time and incurs cost and burden to those stakeholders impacted: providers, software vendors, payers, and clearinghouses. Therefore,…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Applauds CMS September 3, 2020 WEDI applauds CMS’ proposal to improve remote access to healthcare through the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule (PFS) that seeks to make some of the emergency expansion of telehealth services permanent. WEDI urges the industry to submit comments on the proposed rule by October 5, 2020…

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Knowledge Center Payment Models Workgroup — Did You Know? September 1, 2020 This issue brief is the first in an ongoing series of briefs intended to provide education and clarification related to payment models and related technologies, terminology and trends. Payment Models Workgroup — Did You Know? Back to Knowledge Center Categories Articles Comment Letters Podcasts…

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Knowledge Center Podcast Episode 4- Treading Lightly Through the Brave New World of Consumer Data Access with CHIME’s Mari Savickis September 1, 2020 Matthew chats with longtime friend and healthcare veteran Mari Savickis (@Mari_Savickis on Twitter), Vice President of Public Policy with CHIME, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives. Is privacy dead? With the…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Comments: Health Breach Notification Rule August 20, 2020 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), appreciates the opportunity to submit comments in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) regulatory review and request for public comment concerning the 2009 Health Breach Notification (HBN) Rule (85 Fed. Reg. 31085). WEDI Comments: Health Breach…

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Knowledge Center Podcast Episode 3- Power (Back) to the Provider; Health IT Insight with Holon Solutions’ Jon Zimmerman and Robert Connely August 19, 2020 Matthew welcomes Holon Solutions’ CEO Jon Zimmerman (@HolonSolutions) and Chief Strategy and Product Officer Robert Connely (@robertconnely). The three discuss the industry’s response to COVID-19 and the continuing evolution of digital…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Administrative Automation Survey Results August 14, 2020 After more than 20 years of effort following enactment of HIPAA and related rules, the industry continues to experience administrative burdens and the costs associated with a reliance on manual approaches to the exchange of health information. A critical look at where we are in…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Podcast, Ep 2: Information Blocking, Interoperability, Innovation and Impact August 3, 2020 Matthew chats with ONC’s Deputy National Coordinator Steven Posnack (@HealthIT_Policy) on the recent ONC Cures Act Final Rule, how innovation will aid in the battle against COVID-19 and the financial impact providers are facing during the pandemic. WEDI Podcast, Ep…

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Knowledge Center Incorrectly Routed Payments And Remittance Advice July 29, 2020 This paper provides education and guidance to payers and providers on situations that occur when electronic healthcare claim payments and/or remittance advice are routed to a receiver incorrectly; for example, using the provider’s Taxpayer Identifier Number (TIN), but the payment is meant for a…

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