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  • Telehealth Resource Guide

    by Samantha Holvey | Aug 02, 2018
    Table 1 provides a list of telehealth resources that the Telehealth Workgroup identified as being useful and informative for the industry. This list is not all inclusive. The Telehealth Workgroup plans to review and update this list semiannually. Please contact the Telehealth Workgroup co-chairs to have additional resources considered for inclusion in the guide.

    The scope of this document is to provide telehealth resources and the goals are to:
    • Provide a convenient place to access various telehealth resources;
    • Identify telehealth resources that are relevant, up-to-date, and represent a diversity of views on the topic; and
    • Provide relevant federal and state regulations and policies.

    Download the Telehealth Resource Guide

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WEDI: ICD-10 transition should be template for future mandates

May 10, 2016, 11:55 AM

Here’s a surprise twist in the ICD-10 saga: Now that the tortuous oft-delayed transition is said and for the most part done, the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange is publicly recommending that the federal government use it as a template for future mandates.

WEDI, of course, serves in an advisory role to the Department of Health and Human Services and has been conducting ICD-10 readiness surveys since 2009. So it follows that the organization in March 2016 launched a post-implementation survey to find out why the conversion to ICD-10 “went so well,” that WEDI called it a “non-eventful transition.”

WEDI’s research found that all the compliance deadline delays added cost and confusion to the ICD-10 switch, but also gave payers, providers and technology vendors more time for testing and ultimately made the transition such that most were ready.

To read the full article, visit www.healthcareitnews.com.   


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