Knowledge Center

WEDI provides a full suite of resources designed to help organizations better understand and manage health IT.  The Resources section provides access to WEDI’s various tools and library of health IT information.

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Resources

WEDI Announces Additional Details for Winter Conference

November 19, 2019

Knowledge Center WEDI announced additional details for its 2019 WEDI Winter Conference: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate taking place Dec. 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. To read the full article, visit Health IT Answers.

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WEDI Announces Additional Details for Winter Conference

November 19, 2019

Knowledge Center WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in health care information exchange and a statutory advisor to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced additional details for its 2019 WEDI Winter Conference: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate taking place Dec. 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington,…

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WEDI Announces Additional Details for Winter Conference

November 15, 2019

Knowledge Center Dec. 2-5 event features industry experts, providing in-depth, actionable discussions focused on critical issues impacting health IT and policy WASHINGTON, DC — November 15, 2019 — WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in health care information exchange and a statutory advisor to the U.S.…

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Claim Reporting for Appropriate Use Criteria for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging

November 14, 2019

Knowledge Center The purpose of this issue brief is to provide information regarding the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging program. The program requires actions to be taken by both ordering and rendering providers for advance diagnostic imaging services (defined below), including reporting specific data related…

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Facing heavy pressure from industry, HHS rescinds health plan identifier

November 13, 2019

Knowledge Center The Department of Health and Human Services has eliminated the need for health plans to use a standard unique health plan identifier, effective December 27. The use of the health plan identifier (HPID) was required in an HHS final rule in 2012 but has never been enforced. Instead, health plans have voluntarily adopted…

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WEDI Applauds Rescinding of Health Plan Identifier (HPID) by CMS

November 6, 2019

Knowledge Center WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nov. 6, 2019 — WEDI, the nation’s leading nonprofit authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in health care information exchange, today applauded the rescinding by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of the Unique Health Plan Identifier (HPID) under the Administrative Simplification provisions of…

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