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


CMS, WEDI and CAQH CORE Webinar Series: Part 1 - CMS Complaint Management Reports, June 26 from 2:00-3:00ET

In the first 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 present on findings from its investigation of complaints received of non-compliance related to the Administrative Simplification requirements in HIPAA. These requirements include standard transactions, operating rules, code sets and unique identifiers.

CMS, WEDI and CAQH CORE Webinar Series: Part 2- CMS Compliance Reviews, July 18 from 2:00 - 3:00ET

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.
Slide Deck, Recorded Webinar



  • Did You Know?

    Welcome to “Did You Know?”!   In our recent acknowledgement survey, we identified a
    need to provide an issue brief providing education on some basic misunderstandings
    related to acknowledgements within HIPAA transaction exchange using the ASC X12
    Version 005010 (5010). We are providing this education using a brief “Did You Know”
    format.  

  • Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement Draft 2

    As ONC further develops their approach to advancing interoperability, we encourage the collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as industry stakeholders such as WEDI. As an advisor to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and a Multi-stakeholder organization comprised of health plans, providers, vendors and SDOs, WEDI offers the structure for intra-industry collaboration. WEDI has proven leadership engaging the industry to address the most impactful changes of our time, including the National Provider Identifier, ICD10, health claim attachments and prior authorization. 

    WEDI supports establishing a framework for the trusted exchange of electronic health information. The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement is another phase of ONC’s efforts to advance interoperability across the United States (U.S.) health care system in support of the access, exchange and use of electronic health information. This letter focuses our comments on those provisions specifically of interest to WEDI’s membership. 
    Full Comment Letter

Featured Articles

Collaboration Critical for Improving CDI Across Healthcare

Jul 9, 2018, 11:00 AM

Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) needs are quickly becoming a top issue for healthcare organizations, especially as the push for nationwide interoperability continues to grow. Improving CDI will have long-lasting effects on the industry, impacting both providers and patients.  

Clinical documentation in all forms and formats is a problem and challenge for providers, health plans, and other entities that all need the data, WEDI Chair-Elect Jay Eisenstock told EHRIntelligence.com.

“So much of the data is unstructured because so much of it is not in a standardized format, it becomes challenging in order to exchange that information easily and readily,” he stated. “Certainly, a lot of entities are trying to overcome that, but it's still a challenge.”

To read more of the article, visit EHR Intelligence.

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