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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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.…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Knowledge Center Advisor to HHS calls for continued push for efficient and effective sharing of billing and clinical data in order to achieve administrative simplification Earlier this month, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) (@JAMA_current) published an article on Waste in the US Health Care System: Estimated Costs and Potential for Savings. In response…Read More