WEDI On-Demand

Tuesday, January 1 - Tuesday, December 31, 2019
On-Demand Webinars

WEDI is the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health information technology (HIT) to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, and its member organizations include payers, providers, government regulators, vendors and more.

WEDI makes On-Demand Webinars freely available to members for one calendar year following the live webinar date and year. There is no cost for these webinars—they're included with your membership dues. Simply register, use the link in your registration confirmation email, select your webinar, and participate immediately.

Current Webinars Available On-Demand:
CMS, WEDI and CAQH CORE Webinar Series: Part 2- CMS Compliance Reviews: In the second webinar of a two-part summer collaboration between the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), WEDI and CAQH CORE, the CMS Division of National Standards will provide an overview of the Compliance Review Program to ensure conformity among covered entities with HIPAA Administrative Simplification rules for electronic health care transactions.

Clearing a Path to Innovation in Clinical Genomics for Health Insurers: This webinar covers the state of clinical genomics today from a cross-industry perspective and explore next steps in identifying opportunities for innovation, both in the near term and long range. This includes a discussion of priorities, like standardization and what does the insurer industry really need.

Alternative Payment Models and Risk-Bearing:By the end of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
1. Identify alternative payment model (APM) archetypes and operational considerations.
2. List the four considerations to successful risk-bearing contracts.
3. Formulate strategies for rational risk-bearing that contemplates alignment of payer measures through an alternative payment model.

CMS, WEDI and CAQH CORE Webinar Series: Part 1 - CMS Complaint Management Reports
Webinar Highlights:
- An overview of the Administrative Simplification Enforcement and Testing Tool (ASETT), the mechanism for reporting noncompliant business trading partners.
- Types of complaints most frequently submitted to ASETT and corresponding types of corrective action plans.
- CMS initiatives to gain industry feedback.

How to Kill the Fax Machine in 6 Steps: Despite the lack of a mandated standard, health plans are moving forward with projects to implement electronic medical attachments in an effort to reduce the costs associated with faxing and mailing medical records.
In this webinar, you will learn:
•Why aligning health plan and provider goals is critical
•The importance of building provider journey maps and managing expectations
•What factors to consider before establishing KPIs
•How medical attachments can help lay the foundation for an enterprise clinical gateway model

Are you ready? What you need to know about FHIR and APIs to prepare for new CMS & ONC proposed rules: The writing is on the wall – it’s time to modernize and move from legacy standards to new innovative standards like FHIR and web-based APIs. Are you equipped to make the transition confidently? Join Edifecs for a special pre-conference webinar to learn how API adoption impacts your business cases as well as the right implementation and maintenance strategy to adopt for success.

Health Care Trends for 2019 : Amanda Coleman, Research Associate with the American Medical Association, will present research compiled by the Environmental Intelligence team on what they believe will be the 2019 health care trends. Ed Hafner, Senior Strategist with Change Healthcare, will also share his insights on top trends in revenue cycle management.

Care Delivery Redesign using Health IT : Join Adele Allison, a leading policy expert, to gain insight into growing trends, technical needs and administrative challenges under emerging economic models, which are transforming plan roles from simple cost containment to health-value management.

Acknowledgements 101: The history, regulations, purpose, scope, work flow, and transaction functions.

The WHO Launch of ICD-11: ICD-11 will be a major change from ICD-10, with a number of improvements and enhancements including new chapters, restructured chapters and a new overall structure intended to make it more digital-friendly. These changes may present opportunities and challenges in the implementation of ICD-11 standards development organizations and health information technology developers. This session will provide information on some of the major changes between ICD-10 and ICD-11 and identify some areas that may require further exploration to determine what changes may be necessary to accommodate ICD-11 as a replacement for ICD-10-CM.

A Conversation with Women Leaders in Health IT: WEDI is giving you the opportunity to meet and hear the stories of various women leaders in HIT. Alexandra (Alix) Goss is vice president and senior consultant at Imprado/DynaVet Solutions. She is also a member of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics and co-chairs the Subcommittee on Standards. Robin Thomashauer is president of CAQH and has overseen their work with the Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CAQH CORE), CAQH ProView, EnrollHub, and the CAQH Index. Join us for a conversation with Alix and Robin as we talk about their careers, what motivates them, and their perspectives on HIT’s progress.

Just What are the Barriers to Broader Adoption of Telehealth: Results from the WEDI Survey:Attend to hear the results of WEDI’s recent survey exploring the barriers to the broader adoption of telehealth. The Telehealth Workgroup conducted the survey in the fall to learn from providers, payers, and patients about the advantages and disadvantages they have experienced or perceive related to the delivery of health care services through telehealth. With 200 responses, the results give insights into what the industry can do to further expand telehealth services. As attendees, you will also get the opportunity to provide your input on your experiences with telehealth.

Enabling Hybrid Electronification in Healthcare Payments and Remits with AI: What are healthcare’s options when paper remits and payments remain? “Operationalizing AI” in payment processing can bring true value to the industry. Learn how AI and deep learning can be applied to image processing and payment workflows from payers to providers.

Eligibility & Benefits 101: An EDI 101 webinar on the 270/271 Eligibility and Benefit Inquiry and Response transaction. This webinar covers the 270/271 business scenarios that can be addressed along with an open dialogue regarding questions surrounding the current 5010 version. The Eligibility & Benefits Subworkgroup co-chairs provide some basic technical information as it relates to the business contexts supported by the 270/271 transaction itself.

Understanding MACRA, MIPS and APMs:By the end of the presentation, attendees will be able to:
1. Identify the four categories of value-based reimbursement transforming provider economics under MACRA and payer industry trends.
2. Articulate the role of effective data capture to determine the value of services and healthcare reimbursement under population-based payment (PBP) models.
3. Formulate strategies that align with MACRA quality and value measurement among organizational leaders.

GAO Report on Patient Matching: Health care providers increasingly share records electronically. It can be hard to match records to the right patient, and mistakes can have consequences. Inaccurate, incomplete, or inconsistently formatted data can make record-matching difficult. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) explored possible solutions, such as requiring a specific format for recording a patient’s name and address, and sharing best practices for record-matching. On this webinar representatives from GAO provide an overview of their report and what they found during the course of their work.

Your Questions Answered: The Interoperability and Patient Access Proposed Rule: On February 11, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed policy changes supporting its MyHealthEData initiative to improve patient access and advance electronic data exchange and care coordination throughout the healthcare system. The Interoperability and Patient Access Proposed Rule outlines opportunities to make patient data more useful and transferable through open, secure, standardized, and machine-readable formats while reducing restrictive burdens on healthcare providers. This webinar is presented by Alexandra Mugge, Deputy Chief Health Informatics Officer at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and includes an overview and answers your questions about the proposed rule.

AMA’s Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI):Seth Blumenthal and Nathan Clairmont from the American Medical Association discuss the Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI).
The AMA seeks to move medicine forward by driving improvements within healthcare data interoperability. IHMI’s vision is to:
1) Develop a unique methodology to produce clinically validated, market driven interoperability solutions at the pace of innovation.
2) Leverage an open, community based clinical review process to ensure fitness and consensus of proposed standards.
3) Focus efforts on data portability and common data model standards.
4) Marshal the unique attributes and resources of the AMA to establish an industry leading initiative that is self-sustaining.

Registration Includes:

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Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 12/31/2019
Name Price Available To
Members $0.00   Members
Non-Members $500.00   Non-Members

For more information please contact:

Samantha Holvey
Director, Community & Education
Phone: (304) 689-0900