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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.

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Podcast Episode 82:Early Insight on the Proposed Prior Authorization and Attachments Rules with HCSC’s Durwin Day

December 22, 2022

Knowledge Center Michael chats with Durwin Day, Health Information Manager with Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC). Durwin also is a long standing member of WEDI’s Board of Directors and is the co-chair of its Attachments Subworkgroup. Durwin offers his initial thoughts on the PA and Attachments proposed rules, the role of FHIR and a glimpse…

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On-Demand: Insight on the Prior Authorization & Attachments Proposed Rules

December 22, 2022

Knowledge Center Featured Speakers: Alexandra Mugge, CMS Viet Nguyen, MD, HL7 Lynda Rowe, InterSystems Daniel Kalwa, CMS Subscribe to WEDI YouTube Channel

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WEDI Comments on Proposals for Updates to X12 Transactions and New and Updated CORE Operating Rules

December 15, 2022

Knowledge Center WEDI submitted a response to a Request for Comment from the National Committee on Vital and Health Statics entitled: “Proposals for Updates to X12 Transactions and New and Updated CORE Operating Rules.” Download Comment Letter

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December 13, 2022

Knowledge Center KEY TAKEAWAYS GFEs need to cover not only the provider’s own services, but those of downstream providers expected to be needed to complete treatment. Enforcement of this part of the No Surprises Act requirement was expected to start January 1, 2023, but has now been delayed until further notice. Read More

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CMS Releases Interoperability and Prior Authorization Proposed Rule

December 7, 2022

Knowledge Center The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the Advancing Interoperability and Improving Prior Authorization Processes Proposed Rule. With this rule, the Agency seeks to improve patient and provider access to health information and streamline processes related to prior authorization. The rule includes proposals requiring implementation of a Health Level 7® (HL7®) Fast…

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HHS Gives Providers More Time for Good Faith Estimate Compliance

December 6, 2022

Knowledge Center December 06, 2022 – HHS has extended enforcement discretion for the delivery of some good faith estimates (GFEs) under the No Surprises Act, according to new guidance. The guidance released by HHS on Friday says that CMS will not begin enforcing the No Surprises Act requirement that healthcare providers deliver GFEs to uninsured and…

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