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September 11, 2023

Federal Highlights


CMS Announces New AHEAD Cost of Care Model

States selected to participate in the AHEAD Model will have the opportunity to receive up to $12 million from CMS to support implementation.

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Meetings This Week


Claims Status:

Monday, 1-2ET


Privacy & Security:

Wednesday, 2-3ET


Provider Information:

Wednesday, 3-4ET


Claims:

Thursday, 11-12ET

Meeting Links

Knowledge Center


Podcast Episode 119:

Creating Consistent Success and Solutions in Value Based Care


New Video:

Answer to Prior Authorization Burden Reduction: Regulation vs. Automation, Presented by MCG Health

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September Workgroup Schedule

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

4

5

6

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

Adopting a FHIR-based approach to Prior Authorization

(30 min)

Upcoming Events

WEDI Virtual Spotlight:

Health Care & Artificial Intelligence - Understanding Best Business Practices in an Evolving Industry

September 26

Free Registration Provided by Softheon!

WEDI Events Calendar

Federal Update

Curated for you by WEDI staff



  • CMS Issues Admin Simp Compliance Review Report.
  • OCR and FTC Issue Warning about Privacy and Security Risks from Online Tracking Technologies.
  • HC3 Warns of Rhysida Ransomware Threat.
  • Data Breach Volume Decreases but Impact Individuals Goes Up.
  • HHS Releases AI Use Cases Inventory.
  • CMS EPCS Webinar now Available On-Demand.
  • CMS Published New Z Code Infographic.
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Industry News


Walmart Explores Buying Majority Stake in ChenMed


US indicts nine alleged members of Russian cybercrime gang that targeted hospital


Ranking Member Cassidy Seeks Information from Stakeholders on Improving Americans’ Health Data Privacy


South Dakota DOH Taps Health IT for Community Information Exchange


The strongest data privacy bill passed this year focused on health. It's already a model for other states.

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