WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- WEDI, the nation's leading nonprofit authority on the use of health
According to the paper, "Health care encounter transactions have generally been thought of as secondary use of claims data; data that is used for research and public health surveillance. As alternative payment models and value-based care gain traction, health care encounter transactions and the use of that data have become more prevalent and meaningful. The industry needs to understand the current uses and transmissions of health care encounter data in order to address the barriers and variances that exist today."
The 32-page document addresses the longstanding purposes, meanings, and needs related to the use and processes associated with health care encounter transactions. Some key takeaways from the white paper's conclusion include:
For more information on WEDI's industry efforts surrounding Provider Adjustments, please visit the WEDI Claims Subworkgroup page.
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