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April 10, 2023

Federal Highlights

CMS Medicare Advantage Final Rule Targets Prior Authorization

The rule revises the Medicare Advantage (MA or Part C), Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit (Part D), Medicare Cost Plan, and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) regulations.



Rethinking Prior Authorization with AI, Presented by Banjo Health

April 20th, 2-3pm ET

Workgroup Open House

May 18th, 12-2pm ET

WEDI Annual Spring Conference

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May 22-25



Podcast Episode 97: Exploring Ways to Strengthen Cybersecurity in Health Care

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Seven Elements of a Compliance Program

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Federal Update

Curated for you by WEDI staff

  • TEFCA RCE Releases Draft SOPs
  • JAMA Study Suggests Telehealth Lowers Risk of Drug Overdose.
  • CMS Offers New Information on its Value-Based Insurance Design Model.
  • CMS to Extend BPCI Advanced Review Period.
  • HHS Outlines Better Digital Healthcare for Long COVID.
  • Study Suggests Telehealth Use Declined 76% from 2020 to 2021.
  • CMS Releases FY 2022 PEPPER Reports.
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Industry News

A randomized controlled trial finds that restricting EHR users to opening one chart at a time doesn’t reduce their efficiency

Cognizant and Microsoft collaborate on new cloud offerings

Dayton Children's aims for Shared Savings with EHR-powered value-based care program

Bringing clarity to the post-Dobbs regulatory landscape

The Future of Digital Transformation in Hospitals

5 tech startups trying to solve health care’s staffing crisis to watch

How physician entrepreneurs can help drive health care’s future

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