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September 18, 2023

Federal Highlights


Bipartisan legislation has been introduced to increase health care price transparency and lower overall costs for patients and employers.

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Health Care and Artificial Intelligence: Understanding Best Business Practices in an Evolving Industry

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Sept. 27th, 1-3 ET

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WEDI Comments

WEDI Comments on the CMS Outpatient Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule


WEDI in the News:

Healthcare Orgs Address Price Transparency, 340B Policies in OPPS

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September/October Workgroup Schedule

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

18

Remittance Advice & Payment

19

Prior Auth

20

Eligibility & Benefits

Attachments

21


22

No Surprises Act

25

26

Spotlight: AI

Payment Models

27

Telehealth

28

Claims

Health Equity

29

Oct. 2

Remittance Advice & Payment

Claims Status

3

4

Acknowledgments

5

Property & Casualty

6

9

10

Dental

11

Privacy & Security

Provider Info

12

Claims

13

No Surprises Act

Learn more about all the WEDI Workgroups here and contact Sam Holvey if you would like to participate!

Industry Partners


2023 MHDC Executive Forum: The Road to Interoperability

Essentials: Security & Compliance

October 12

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ONC & CMS Joint Event!

Enabling Patient Access to Health Data for Actionable Results

October 18

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WEDI YouTube Channel

3 Risk Adjustment Moves to Make Now Given Policy Changes & Compliance Scrutiny, Presented by Edifecs

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275 (and 277 RFAI) Early Adopters Session (37min)

Upcoming Events

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Federal Update

Curated for you by WEDI staff



  • HELP Senator Issues HIPAA/AI RFI
  • Reminder: CMS and ONC to Host Enabling Patient Access to Health Data Event Oct. 18.
  • Reminder: ONC EHI Export Requirement End of Year Deadline.
  • OCR Settles Two HIPAA Cases with Health Plans.
  • OCR and ONC Release a Revised Security Risk Assessment Tool.
  • HHS HC3 Issues New Cybersecurity Alert.
  • CMS Makes Available 2022 MIPS Performance Feedback, 2022 MIPS Final Score, and 2024 MIPS Payment Adjustment Information.
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Industry News


FDA releases updated final guidance for its Breakthrough Devices Program


Health subcommittee members at odds over drafted drug shortage legislation


No ransom to hackers, says Claxton-Hepburn, Carthage Area Hospital CEO


Providers concerned about Medicare physician pay cut proposal


Meta To Face Class Action Lawsuit For Accessing Health Data Via Meta Pixels

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