Facilitator: Peter Gunter
Scribe: Robin Isgett
|x||Christol Green||co-chair ELH|
|x||Chris Johnson||interim co-chair BCBSAL|
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Minutes Approval - Jan WGM NV notes, Jan 24, 2023 Weekly WG meeting
|Approved meeting minutes by consent. Mike motioned to approve Jan WG minutes and Alix seconded. Minutes approved by consent.|
New Proposals and PSS for review - PIE comments or interest
|No new project proposals or scope statements.|
Updated Charter to include Artifacts. We move the section from Mission to Charter per TSC request.
PIE WG will produce normative and informative standards for administrative and clinical records/data sharing between healthcare entities to support payer/provider processes. We will work closely with appropriate Work Groups to coordinate HL7 artifacts. PIE will actively review administrative information interchange standards other than HL7 in an attempt to improve the development of interoperable standards and operating rules.
Artifacts may include concepts such as, Implementation Guides, Health Stories, and Use Cases to support:
Rachel made a motion to change wording in second paragraph that starts with "Artifacts may include...." from coverage requirements discovery to benefits and coverage. Greg seconded the motion.
CMS Proposal to Adopt Standards for Health Care Attachments Transactions and Electronic Signatures; Modify Referral Certification and Authorization Transaction Standard
Discussion Guide with some comments loaded to our Documentation/Presentations area for review and others comments
This NPRM is based on work and comments from x12, HL7 and others that NCVHS received in 2016 and transmitted to Secretary of HHS July 5 2016. The testimony that NCVHS used to inform the rule is 7 years old. The industry has moved toward end-to-end real-time capabilities for our health care communities.
We should go back and look at original HIPAA regulations, SSA, and ACA to be able to properly parse the next sentence.
We support a national electronic healthcare claims and PA attachment standard, but there are more flexible technologies that provide for more efficient exchange of clinical information. Complexity is reduced in
We do not want to be bound by a technology that is no longer relevant.
We need a framework that allows FHIR.
If this rule is withdrawn it will alleviate burden and cost on providers and EMR/vendors to update their platforms first for HIPAA X12 275 (old technology) and then for FHIR updates for real-time interactive solutions like HL7 CDex
Advancing Interoperability and Improving Prior Authorization NPRM
Discussion Guide review
|Reviewed current comments. Christol asked all on the call to review the document and add to it for our next meeting. Regarding compliance deadlines, Bob stated that , per HIPAA, any new standards must be implemented within 24 months from date of final rule. Dates are subject to change. Could also ask that final rule be delayed.|
Alix asked if meeting could start at 2:00 and spend entire discussion on NPRM comments.
|Management||Next agenda||Continue NPRM discussion.|
|Adjournment||Adjourned at 3:29 PM EST|