Knowledge Center

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

Interim 837 Changes

April 9, 2015

Knowledge Center The purpose of this issue brief is to provide information on changes made in the ASC X12N health care claim transactions between versions 5010 and 6020. These changes may indicate potential future system modifications.

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ICD-10 Milestones

April 2, 2015

Knowledge Center The purpose of this document is to provide a high-level framework that organizations can use to model or track their ICD-10 compliance efforts.

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ICD-10 Survey Results

March 31, 2015

Knowledge Center WEDI has been conducting ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS (ICD-10) readiness surveys since 2009 to gauge the status of industry progress and has recently completed analysis of our February 2015 survey. These surveys are critical to assessing industry readiness and to identify stakeholders that may be struggling with compliance. This survey used an abridged set of questions…

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Understanding Bundled Payments

March 26, 2015

Knowledge Center It is increasingly important for all stakeholders to gain a better understanding of bundled payments. The issue brief defines bundled payments and provides an understanding of the types of bundled payments.

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Blue Button Initiative Survey Results

March 13, 2015

Knowledge Center In its advisory role under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) periodically brings to the attention of the Department of Health and Human Services issues related to healthcare information exchange that it believes merit review and consideration. In 2013, WEDI conducted its…

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ICD‐10 Testing for Small Providers

February 24, 2015

Knowledge Center This white paper provides a starting point for small physician practices performing ICD- 10 testing. (CMS defines a small physician/provider practice as having one to five physicians providing single or multi-specialty services.) This paper categorizes testing tasks under who, what, where, when, why and how categories. It focuses on providers’ external testing with…

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