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September 5, 2023

Federal Highlights


The Sequoia Project, was selected by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to continue as the Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE) to support the implementation of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA).

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This Week


Acknowledgements: Wednesday, 3-4ET


Property & Casualty: Thursday, 2-3ET


No Surprises Act Task Group: Friday, 1-2ET

Meeting Links

Knowledge Center


Podcast Episode 118: Creating Consistent Success and Solutions in Value Based Care


WEDI in the News: Better data exchange is key to improving patient health outcomes


Video: Adopting a FHIR-based approach to Prior Authorization, Presented by InterSystems

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September Workgroup Schedule

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

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Acknowledgments

7

Property & Casualty

8

No Surprises Act

11

Claims Status

12

13

Privacy & Security

Provider Info

14

Claims

15

18

Remittance Advice & Payment

19

Prior Auth

20

Eligibility & Benefits

Attachments

21

Emerging Tech

22

No Surprises Act

25

26

Payment Models

27

Telehealth

28

Claims

Health Equity

29

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: Privacy & Consent

September 14

Free to Public - Register


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

(49 min)

Upcoming Events

WEDI Virtual Spotlight: Health Care and Artificial Intelligence - Understanding Best Business Practices in an Evolving Industry

September 26

Register - Free

WEDI Events Calendar

Federal Update

Curated for you by WEDI staff

  • ONC Renews The Sequoia Project to Continue as RCE.
  • Sept. 1 Start Date for HHS OIG Enforcement of Information Blocking Requirements.
  • HHS 405(d) Releases New Cyber Readiness Tool.
  • CMS to Hold ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee Meeting.
  • OCR and ONC to Host Webinars on Security Risk Assessment Tool Version 3.4.
  • Oct 6 Deadline to Apply for DHS Cyber Resilience Grants.
  • House Democrats Launch New AI Working Group.
  • Survey: Nine out of Ten Users Recommend Telemedicine.
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Industry News


FBI, Partners Dismantle Qakbot Infrastructure in Multinational Cyber Takedown


AHA security leader sees 'AI-fueled cyber arms race'


Medicaid cracks down on states over children wrongly losing coverage during redeterminations


Prime Therapeutics reports data security incident affecting Blue Shield Minnesota members


Humana launches in-home senior care program through CenterWell in Georgia, Louisiana

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