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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.

We strive to make the approval process of our work products as transparent as possible. White papers, issue briefs and surveys must be approved by the Peer Review Committee. Workgroup charters, new workgroups and co-chairs must be approved by the Work Group Leadership Committee. Comment letters and WEDI policies must be approved by the Policy Committee.


The 2013 WEDI Report

October 15, 2013

Knowledge Center The WEDI Report was published in 1993 and provided a vision for the industry to successfully transition to electronic data interchange standards as a way to bring cost-efficiencies to burdensome administrative processes.  The report led directly to the administrative simplification provisions in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which…

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Health Identification Card Implementation Guide

April 28, 2011

Knowledge Center This implementation guide specifies WEDI Health Identification Card Implementation of the American National Standard, Identification Cards—Health Care Identification Cards, INCITS 284 as revised. INCITS is accredited by ANSI. This Guide specifies uniform information, appearance, and technology.

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Transaction Compliance and Certification

March 10, 2010

Knowledge Center A White Paper describing the recommended solutions for compliance testing and certification of the HIPAA transactions.

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