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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.


COVID-19 Resources & Information

March 18, 2020

Knowledge Center Updated May 18, 2020 WEDI is providing the following links to resources related to COVID-19 (aka “coronavirus”).  We recognize that the information on COVID-19 is changing rapidly and hope these links can provide you with up-to-date information on privacy and security, telehealth, and other data exchange topics. Please remember to check with local…

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COVID-19 Update from WEDI

March 18, 2020

Knowledge Center Following discussions with our board, our members and fellow stakeholders, along with closely monitoring the latest developments and adhering to guidance from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), WEDI has made the decision to postpone our in-person WEDI 2020 Conference scheduled for May 4-7…

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Industry Response to ONC Cures Act Final Rule

March 16, 2020

Knowledge Center On March 9, 2020 the ONC released the 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program Final Rule, which implements provisions from the 21st Century Cures Act passed by Congress. The industry has been waiting for one year for the final rule. Here are some of the initial…

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Easing the Pain of Prior Authorization: Operational Advice for Healthcare Providers

March 13, 2020

Knowledge Center Jay Eisenstock, Board Chair, WEDI joined Jeffrey Sullivan, CTO, J2 Global and April Todd, Senior Vice President, CORE and Explorations of CAQH for a discussion on “Easing the Pain of Prior Authorization: Operational Advice for Healthcare Providers.”

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Provider Adjustments (PLB) in the Electronic Remittance Advice (835)

March 12, 2020

Knowledge Center The purpose of this paper is to provide guidance and information on the functionality and usage of the Provider Adjustment Segment (PLB) within the electronic remittance advice (ASC X12N 835 transaction) for specific business use cases, as described in the appendices. This paper is not intended to be a primer on the 835…

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WEDI Provides Comments on CMS and ONC Implementing Final Provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act

March 11, 2020

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), today issued a statement on behalf of its President and CEO, Charles Stellar. The following remarks are in response…

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