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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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WEDI Releases Issue Brief On Intro To Telehealth Codes

January 10, 2017

Knowledge Center Educational resource provides introductory information on codes for telehealth services, development of codes for telehealth services, and challenges with telehealth coding WEDI, the nation’s leading authority on the use of health IT to create efficiencies in healthcare information exchange, announced the release of an educational issue brief on an Introduction to Telehealth Codes.…

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WEDI Releases Educational Issue Brief on Introduction to Telehealth Codes

January 10, 2017

Knowledge Center Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the nation’s leading authority on the use of HIT to create efficiencies in health care information exchange, announced the release of an educational issue brief on an Introduction to Telehealth Codes. This issue brief was developed by the WEDI Innovative Encounters Workgroup with the intention to provide…

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Introduction to Telehealth Codes

December 21, 2016

Knowledge Center The purpose of this issue brief is to provide introductory information on codes for telehealth services, development of codes for telehealth services, and challenges with telehealth coding.

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ICD-10-CM Clinical Indicators

October 21, 2016

Knowledge Center Section I (Conventions) of the 2017 ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting includes a new guideline number 19 titled “Code assignment and Clinical Criteria”. This guideline states “The assignment of a diagnosis code is based on the provider’s diagnostic statement that the condition exists. The provider’s statement that the patient has a…

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Electronic Payments: Guiding Principles

August 23, 2016

Knowledge Center The opportunities for improved efficiency and cost-savings associated with industry adoption of the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) transaction are well established. However, despite having a national standard and supporting operating rules, ACH EFT is significantly underutilized by the industry, with the most recent CAQH Index® reporting that only 61.4%…

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Maximizing the Potential of Genomic Information to Improve Care Coordination and Health Outcomes

August 23, 2016

Knowledge Center Genomic medicine offers the potential to greatly improve medical practice by tailoring the preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic care available to each patient. However, this potential depends on high-quality data that can be readily accessed and applied in the patient care setting. Although improvements to electronic health records (EHRs) have been made, much work…

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