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WEDI Announces Additional Details for Winter Conference

Knowledge Center WEDI Announces Additional Details for Winter Conference November 15, 2019 Dec. 2-5 event features industry experts, providing in-depth, actionable discussions focused on critical issues impacting health IT and policy WASHINGTON, DC — November 15, 2019 — WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in health…

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WEDI Applauds Rescinding of Health Plan Identifier (HPID) by CMS

Knowledge Center WEDI Applauds Rescinding of Health Plan Identifier (HPID) by CMS November 6, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nov. 6, 2019 — WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in health care information exchange, today applauded the rescinding by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)…

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WEDI Supports Key JAMA Findings on Waste in US Health Care System

Knowledge Center WEDI Supports Key JAMA Findings on Waste in US Health Care System October 29, 2019 Advisor to HHS calls for continued push for efficient and effective sharing of billing and clinical data in order to achieve administrative simplification WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oct. 29, 2019 — Earlier this month, the Journal of the American…

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WEDI Releases Industry White Paper, “Understanding the Models and Definitions of Encounters”

Knowledge Center WEDI Releases Industry White Paper, “Understanding the Models and Definitions of Encounters” October 10, 2019 Document outlines models and definitions of health care encounter transactions and provides clarification for future work addressing the health care industry’s needs WASHINGTON, D.C. — Oct. 10, 2019— WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of…

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WEDI Announces Winter Conference 2019: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate

Knowledge Center WEDI Announces Winter Conference 2019: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate October 1, 2019 December 2-5 event to connect payers, providers, government regulators and vendors for high-level discussions on best practices and critical issues impacting the ever-evolving health care environment WASHINGTON, DC — October 1, 2019 — The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s…

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WEDI Releases Issue Brief on Common Acknowledgement Misunderstandings

Knowledge Center WEDI Releases Issue Brief on Common Acknowledgement Misunderstandings July 22, 2019 Educational resource clarifies basic misunderstandings related to acknowledgements within HIPAA transaction exchange using the ASC X12 Version 005010 (5010) WASHINGTON, DC — July 22, 2019 — WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare…

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WEDI Offers Public Comments on Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement Draft 2

Knowledge Center WEDI Offers Public Comments on Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement Draft 2 June 19, 2019 WEDI supports establishing a framework for the trusted exchange of electronic health information; offers the structure for intra‐industry collaboration WASHINGTON, DC — June 19, 2019 — WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT…

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WEDI Offers Public Comments on CMS and ONC Proposed Rules Implementing Provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act

Knowledge Center WEDI Offers Public Comments on CMS and ONC Proposed Rules Implementing Provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act June 7, 2019 WEDI commends the work undertaken to advance interoperability but feels the proposed timeline is insufficient for provider adoption and implementation and EHR vendor development WASHINGTON, DC — June 7, 2019 — WEDI, the…

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WEDI Announces 2019 Summer Forum “Bridging EDI to API: Working for Today, Preparing for Tomorrow”

Knowledge Center WEDI Announces 2019 Summer Forum “Bridging EDI to API: Working for Today, Preparing for Tomorrow” June 6, 2019 July 30-31 event will bring healthcare leaders together to address issues affecting the future of Health IT and interoperability WASHINGTON, DC — June 6, 2019 — WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of…

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Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP) Collaborative Launches Survey to Identify Issues with the Interoperable Exchange of Healthcare Data

Knowledge Center Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP) Collaborative Launches Survey to Identify Issues with the Interoperable Exchange of Healthcare Data May 21, 2019 FARMINGTON, Conn. – May 21, 2019 – The Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP) collaborative, developed to promote interoperability by assuring the security and privacy of trusted networks, today announced the release of a five-question survey. The…

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