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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.

Resources

WEDI Survey Results Reveal No Surprises Act Convening Provider Requirement Poses Significant Challenges

June 8, 2022

Knowledge Center More than 80 percent favor delay due to lack of data exchange standards WASHINGTON, DC, June 8, 2022 – The No Surprises Act (included in H.R. 133) requires that uninsured, self-pay, and commercially insured patients be given a “good faith estimate” (GFE) of the cost for their medical service. When a service requires…

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2022 WEDI No Surprises Act Survey Results

June 8, 2022

Knowledge Center The WEDI No Surprises Task Group developed a survey in April, which collected input from 274 industry stakeholders. Use the link below to see the full survey results. Contact sholvey@wedi.org if you would like to participate in the NSA task group.

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AMGA Asks CMS to Amend Good Faith Estimate Policy, Guidance

June 8, 2022

Knowledge Center  The good faith estimate policy creates substantial administrative burden for healthcare practices, which could negatively impact patient care, AMGA said. The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) also highlighted issues with the policy. The group urged CMS to expand the timeframe for good faith estimates and amend the price threshold for the patient-provider…

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WEDI Comments on Amended HITECH Act

June 6, 2022

Knowledge Center WEDI submitted a comment letter to the HHS Office for Civil Rights in response to the agency’s Request for Information entitled Considerations for Implementing the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act. Use the link below to download the full comment letter.

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Podcast Episode 73: Marrying Eastern and Western Ideals with Technology; A Conversation with Clever Care Health Plans’ Unmesh Srivastava

June 3, 2022

Knowledge Center We chat with Unmesh Srivastava, Chief Technology & Digital Innovation Officer, Clever Care Health Plan. Unmesh covers a great deal of topics, including how technology in health care is affecting health equity, value based care and the “digital divide”. An engaging conversation with a true subject matter expert sharing his insight on how…

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Emerging Technology Meeting – Transitioning to the Cloud

June 1, 2022

Knowledge Center It was not until recently that health care organizations felt comfortable to migrate their applications to the cloud. Decision makers experienced fear, uncertainty, and doubt about the cloud’s ability to be secure and resilient running their applications in a shared environment. With recent security attacks, the cloud vendors have demonstrated operational services that…

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