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WEDI Submits Comments to NIST

Knowledge Center WEDI Submits Comments to NIST April 25, 2022 WEDI submitted comments in response to the National Institute for Standards and Technology’s Request for Information: Evaluating and Improving Cybersecurity Resources: The Cybersecurity Framework and Cybersecurity Supply Chain Risk Management. Use the link below to read the full comment letter. WEDI Submits Comments to NIST…

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WEDI Comment Letter on ONC ePA RFI

Knowledge Center WEDI Comment Letter on ONC ePA RFI March 25, 2022 WEDI submitted comments in response to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s “Request for Information: Electronic Prior Authorization Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria” Use the link below to view the full comment letter. WEDI Comment Letter on ONC ePA…

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WEDI Joint Letter on 3rd Party Apps and Patient Data

Knowledge Center WEDI Joint Letter on 3rd Party Apps and Patient Data March 25, 2022 WEDI joined with the Confidentiality Coalition on a letter to the Secretary of the Department of Commerce and the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services on the issue of third-party apps and the security of patient health…

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WEDI Comments on RFI regarding national health security threats, challenges, and promising practices

Knowledge Center WEDI Comments on RFI regarding national health security threats, challenges, and promising practices March 14, 2022 The response from WEDI focuses on the following four critical issues that we believe the health care industry will face over the next five years: (i) Cybersecurity intrusions (malware and ransomware); (ii) the security threat from third-party…

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WEDI Comments on No Surprises Act RFI

Knowledge Center WEDI Comments on No Surprises Act RFI March 8, 2022 WEDI submitted comments in response to a Request for Information (RFI) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on challenges associated with the No Surprises Act (NSA). While reiterating general support for the intent of the legislation, WEDI outlined burdens the industry faces…

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WEDI Comments on No Surprises Act Interim Final Rule Part 2

Knowledge Center WEDI Comments on No Surprises Act Interim Final Rule Part 2 December 7, 2021 WEDI is pleased to submit the following comments in response to the Interim Final Rule with Comment (IFR) entitled, “Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part II,” published in the Federal Register on October 7, 2021 (86 FR 55980). We…

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WEDI Provides Comments and Recommendations on the Common Agreement

Knowledge Center WEDI Provides Comments and Recommendations on the Common Agreement October 21, 2021 WEDI commends the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE) for the release of the proposed elements of the Common Agreement for the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) and for…

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WEDI Letter to Lisa J. Pino, JD, Director of the Office for Civil Rights

Knowledge Center WEDI Letter to Lisa J. Pino, JD, Director of the Office for Civil Rights October 1, 2021 WEDI congratulates Lisa J. Pino, JD on her appointment as the Director of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Given her background as the New York State Department…

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WEDI Submits Comments on QHIN and TEFCA

Knowledge Center WEDI Submits Comments on QHIN and TEFCA September 17, 2021 WEDI submitted a formal letter to the Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE) in response to the draft Qualified Health Information Network (QHIN) framework, a key component of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC’s) Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA).…

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WEDI Comments on the Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part 1

Knowledge Center WEDI Comments on the Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part 1 September 8, 2021 WEDI is pleased to submit the following comments in response to the Interim Final Rule with Comment (IFR) entitled, “Requirements Related to Surprise Billing; Part 1,” published in the Federal Register on July 13, 2021. We believe that the…

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