WEDI is a nonprofit organization focused on the use of health IT to improve healthcare information exchange enhancing quality
of care, improving efficiency and reducing costs.

"I’d like to extend my congratulations to WEDI
for their continued industry leadership and vision
in tackling healthcare’s most challenging issues."

Aneesh Chopra
The 1st Chief Technology Officer
United States

  • Barriers to Adoption of the ERA and EFT Transactions

    by Samantha Holvey | Sep 15, 2017

    The purpose of this paper is to identify barriers to implementation of the HIPAA standard Health Care Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) and Remittance Advice (ASC X12N Health Care Claim Payment/Advice (835) and the NACHA Corporate Credit or Debit Entry Plus Addenda (CCD+)) to provide details of the reason behind these barriers, and to suggest steps that providers, payers, trading partners and vendors can take to eliminate the barriers and implement the transactions.

    Barriers to Adoption of the ERA and EFT Transactions

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A Look Inside WEDI and its Collaboration with the Health IT Industry

Aug 14, 2017, 13:16 PM

Every healthcare encounter is a collaboration: between patient and provider, physician and lab tech, patient and support staff. Each participant in the healthcare spectrum plays a vital role that supports quality outcomes.

The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) has been facilitating the needs of the health IT industry since its creation in 1991 by the secretary of Health and Human Services. During our 25-year history, WEDI has worked to remain on the forefront of every major health IT issue facing our industry.

WEDI brings together key organizations from across the healthcare spectrum, leveraging the industry’s collective technology, knowledge, expertise and information resources to improve the movement, quality, security and cost-effectiveness of healthcare information. Our membership represents a diverse cross-section of the healthcare industry, including health plans, providers, standards organizations, IT vendors and government entities.

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