Comment Letters

Comment Letter: NIST Privacy Framework

Knowledge Center Comment Letter: NIST Privacy Framework October 25, 2019 On behalf of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of information technology to create efficiencies in health care information exchange. We appreciate the opportunity to respond to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) proposed…

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Comment Letter: Substance Use Disorder Patient Records Proposed Rule

Knowledge Center Comment Letter: Substance Use Disorder Patient Records Proposed Rule October 25, 2019 The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) appreciates the opportunity to comment on (SAMHSA’s) Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder-Patient Records Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Proposed Rule). We applaud SAMHSA for continuing to align the SUD regulations with advances in health care…

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Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement

Knowledge Center Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement June 17, 2019 As ONC further develops their approach to advancing interoperability, we encourage the collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as industry stakeholders such as WEDI. As an advisor to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services…

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Knowledge Center Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act May 28, 2019 As an advisor to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and a multi‐stakeholder organization comprised of health plans, providers, vendors and SDOs, WEDI offers the structure for intra‐industry collaboration. WEDI has proven leadership engaging the industry to address the…

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NCVHS Predictability Roadmap

Knowledge Center NCVHS Predictability Roadmap December 4, 2018 In response to the draft recommendations presented at the September 14, 2018 NCVHS meeting, WEDI held a Policy Advisory Group (PAG) to provide a forum for health care industry stakeholders to convene and discuss in detail the draft recommendations, calls to action and measurements identified by the…

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ICD-10 Post-implementation Survey Results

Knowledge Center ICD-10 Post-implementation Survey Results May 2, 2016 WEDI has been conducting ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS (ICD-10) readiness surveys since 2009 to gauge the status of industry implementation progress. On Oct. 1, 2015, the industry converted to ICD-10 in what some have called a non-eventful transition. In order to assess why the transition went so well and…

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Recommendations to Enhance the Transition to ICD-10

Knowledge Center Recommendations to Enhance the Transition to ICD-10 July 30, 2015 In its advisory role under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) periodically brings to the attention of the Department of Health and Human Services issues related to Administrative Simplification and related areas…

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ICD-10 Survey Results

Knowledge Center ICD-10 Survey Results July 30, 2015 In its advisory role under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) periodically brings to the attention of the Department of Health and Human Services issues related to Administrative Simplification and related areas that it believes merit…

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Request for Information Regarding the Requirements for the Health Plan Identifier (HPID)

Knowledge Center Request for Information Regarding the Requirements for the Health Plan Identifier (HPID) July 22, 2015 In response to the Request for Information (RFI) regarding the Requirements for the Health Plan Identifier (HPID), WEDI held a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) to provide a forum for healthcare organizations to convene and discuss in detail issues…

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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

Knowledge Center 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…

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