WEDI ICD-10/HPID Implementation Excellence Forum

Monday, July 22 - Thursday, July 25, 2013
Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks
11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy [map]
Fairfax, VA 22033

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Online registration is closed, but you can still join us and register onsite, Monday, July 22, at the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks.

Join WEDI for this summer’s premier forum event and source for news and leadership in Healthcare IT. Attend the interactive WEDI ICD-10/HPID Implementation Excellence Forum, July 22-25, 2013, at the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks, Fairfax, Virginia, and gain valuable insights into 2 current hot topics – ICD-10 and Health Plan Identifier (HPID). We will also have a valuable CMS HPID Session where CMS representatives will be listening to your HPID thoughts and questions. This is an IN-PERSON meeting only. No webcast will be available.

ICD-10 Hot Topic Sessions include:
      • Clinical Documentation – Strategies for Engaging Physicians
      • Unspecified Codes – What does “unspecified” mean and when are they appropriate and not appropriate?
      • Operational Readiness – Implementation risk “hot topics”
      • Data represents “facts” - How do we deal with the changes required for reporting after ICD-10 “go-live”?
      • Staffing/Resources – What do organizations need to consider for “people” staff planning for ICD-10 implementation and go-live?
      • Business Testing – Where are we and what have we learned?
      • Is End-to-End Testing a Rosy Scenario? A Point-Counterpoint on Testing Approaches for ICD-10
      • ICD-10 “Boot Camp” – ICD-10 Roadmap Tool Kit

HPID Hot Topic Sessions include:
      • Business Use Cases - Touch points and potential challenge points of implementing HPID
      • HPID Enumeration and Granularity Considerations
      • HPID Application Process
      • HPID Dissemination - Data elements needed and impact to mapping existing payer IDs to HPID
      • HPID Implementation Issues

Forum Agenda At-A-Glance:
      • Monday, July 22 – 12:00–5:00PM (1/2 day) - ICD-10 Sessions (Registration & Lunch 11:00AM-12:00PM)
      • Tuesday, July 23 – 8:00AM–5:45PM (full day) - ICD-10 Sessions
      • Wednesday, July 24 – 8:00AM–5:45PM (full day) - HPID Sessions
      • Thursday, July 25 – 8:30AM–12:30PM (1/2 day) - CMS HPID In-Person Listening Session (at no cost)

CMS HPID In-Person Session Description
During this IN-PERSON session, CMS representatives will provide an overview and listen to feedback on different topics related to the Health Plan Identifier (HPID), including HPID in the standard transactions, the Health Plan and Other Entity Enumeration System (HPOES), and use of the HPID in the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace.

*If you are only interested in joining us for the ICD-10 sessions on Monday and Tuesday or the HPID Session on Wednesday, there are individual forum rates below for that purpose. Note, the group discount rates are not available with the single session rate options, only with the full forum rate options. In addition, early bird discounts do not apply to single session rates.

Related Web Pages and Sites:
Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks - Hotel Reservation Link

Related Files:

Summer Forum Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information
Summer Forum Full Draft Agenda (As of 7-18-13)

Registration Includes:

This is an IN-PERSON meeting only. No webcast will be available.

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 07/17/2013
Name Price Available To
ICD-10 Forum $577.00   Members
ICD-10 Forum $697.00   Non-Members
HPID Forum $477.00   Members
HPID Forum $597.00   Non-Members
Member $695.00   Members
Non-Member $895.00   Non-Members
2-4 Members $625.00   10% off rate for 2-4 Member Attendees from one organization
2-4 Non-Members $805.00   10% off rate for 2-4 Non-Member Attendees from one organization
5+ Members $555.00   20% off rate for 5+ Member Attendees from one organization
5+ Non-Members $705.00   20% off rate for 5+ Non-Member Attendees from one organization
Government $300.00   Government Members


Special Events

Name Price Available To
CMS HPID Session  
     CMS HPID Session $0.00   Members and Non-Members

Cancellation and Other Policies:

Please NOTE: By submitting a registration for this event, you are agreeing to pay the full amount due prior to the event. In addition, fees are increased by $100 as we get closer to the event date, if you do not pay your registration fee before the next increase, your registration fee will be adjusted to reflect the updated price. Thus we encourage you to promptly submit payment upon registration. WEDI does not accept cancellations, but substitute attendees are permitted with a $15 processing fee. If you wish to make a substitution, please contact Amy Verd at

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General Hotel Information:

The host site for this event is the Fairfax Marriott at Fair Oaks, in Fairfax, VA. WEDI has secured a discounted room rate of $119 plus tax per evening for forum attendees. The cut-off date to reserve your room at the hotel is July 1, 2013. The individual cancellation policy is 72 Hours before the day of arrival. CLICK on the link ABOVE in the "Related Web Pages and Sites" section to reserve your hotel room today.

While in town, you can take advantage of a number of area shops, restaurants and movie theaters. The hotel is within easy walking distance to Fair Oaks Mall,

A 3-minute cab ride away is Fairfax Corner, an outdoor plaza with shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and a day spa:

Travel Information:

Dulles International Airport (IAD) is the closest airport at 12 miles away. Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) is 18 miles away. Approximate one-way cab fare from IAD is $32; $62 from DCA.

Sponsors and Sponsorship Information:

For more information please contact:

Amy Verd CMP
Director of Industry Education and Events