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Knowledge Center Letter to NCVHS on Healthcare Standards Development, Adoption and Implementation July 30, 2021 WEDI is pleased to submit the following letter in response to the Request for Public Comment (RPC) from the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Standards Subcommittee entitled “Healthcare Standards Development, Adoption and Implementation” published on June 18,…

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Knowledge Center Letter to CMS on the WEDI EFT/ERA Survey Results June 23, 2021 WEDI developed the EFT/ERA survey questions instrument through our Remittance Advice and Payment Subworkgroup with CMS staff participating. The intent of the survey was to gather information on enhanced services and additional fees charged for receiving the ERA via the X12…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Letter to The Honorable Chiquita Brooks-LaSure June 1, 2021 On behalf of our members, we offer our best wishes for great success as CMS Administrator and, as the collective voice of the health care industry on health IT issues, WEDI looks forward to continuing our important partnership with your agency. To read…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Comments: Proposed Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule to Support, and Remove Barriers to, Coordinated Care and Individual Engagement May 6, 2021 WEDI is pleased to submit the following comments in response to the Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) entitled, “Proposed Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule to Support, and Remove…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Comments: No Surprises Act April 20, 2021 WEDI has submitted the letter linked below to HHS Secretary Becerra. The letter describes the level of WEDI support for the No Surprises Act as an important step towards increased transparency and removing financial hurdles for patients towards the goal of improving the delivery of…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Letter to The Honorable Xavier Becerra April 6, 2021 As the collective voice of the health care industry on health IT issues, we offer you our best wishes for great success as HHS Secretary and look forward to continuing our important partnership. Read the entire letter linked below. WEDI Letter to The…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Letter to CMS on Prior Authorization/Interoperability Regulation February 26, 2021 Nancy Spector, as WEDI Board Chair, sent this letter to Elizabeth Richter, Acting CMS Administrator. As the agency is currently reviewing the Prior Authorization and Interoperability regulation, this communication outlined our strong support for adoption of standards that will improve critical communications between payers,…

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Knowledge Center WEDI 2020 Annual Report January 27, 2021 A message from WEDI’s CEO, Charles Stellar 2020 has met the criteria for being a challenge to our health care delivery system and unfortunately for the loss of lives that the pandemic has created. Amid so many crises, we have seen our health care community rise…

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Knowledge Center Comment Letter: CMS Rules to Reduce Administrative Burden and Improve the Prior Authorization Process January 4, 2021 Submitted via the Federal Regulations Web Portal, www.regulations.gov RE: Medicaid Program; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Reducing Provider and Patient Burden by Improving Prior Authorization Processes, and Promoting Patients’ Electronic Access to Health Information for…

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Knowledge Center WEDI Welcomes the Biden Administration December 23, 2020 On behalf of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), I would like to take this opportunity to extend our congratulations on your election victory and introduce you to our organization. As you begin to develop the new Administration’s health care priorities, we offer our…

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