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February 20, 2023

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Federal Highlights

First Six TEFCA QHINS - Final Rule for MA Risk Adjustment Data Validation - CMS to Hold its First Health Equity Conference - Congressional Committee Identifies Surprise Billing, Price Transparency, Consumer Privacy, and Data Security as Priorities

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Friday, Feb. 24th

WEDI Member Position Advisory Session: Advancing Interoperability NPRM


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Claims (11:00)

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No Surprises Act (1:00)

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Payment Models (3:00)


Acknowledgments (3:00)


Property & Casualty (2:00)

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Feb. 28th - MPA: Prior Authorization NPRM Free for Members

March 2nd - MPA: Attachments NPRM Free for Members

May 22-25 - WEDI Spring Conference Early Bird Registration is open for the 100% virtual event!

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Federal Update

Curated for you by WEDI staff

-ONC Names First Six TEFCA QHINS.

-CMS Releases Recording of the Advancing Interoperability and Improving Prior Authorization Processes Proposed Rule Education Session.

-CMS Releases Final Rule for MA Risk Adjustment Data Validation.

-Public Use File on Usual Source of Care and Telemedicine Use by Medicare Beneficiaries Now Available.

-CMS Expands Scope of Quality Data Group.

-CMS to Hold its First Health Equity Conference.

-Key Congressional Committee Identifies Surprise Billing, Price Transparency, Consumer Privacy, and Data Security as Priorities.

-HC3 Releases New Cybersecurity Resource.

-Joint Cybersecurity Advisory Issued on North Korean Ransomware Attacks.

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Industry News

What the metaverse and virtual reality can contribute to healthcare

Zoom is helping MaineGeneral Health boost its telehealth success

Senate Panel Launches Push To Tackle Alarming Shortage Of Health Workers

A new American Hospital Association report takes a closer look at the biggest challengers to healthcare's status quo

To address health disparities, Hennepin Healthcare turns to local youth

Day 2: WEDI 3rd Annual Health Equity Spotlight

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