Explain how using EDI facilitates electronic transactions.

Imagine you are the office manager at a small doctor’s office. As the office manager, you are in charge of educating new hires.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word reference guide describing electronic data interchange (EDI).

Include the following in your summary:

  • Define EDI.
  • Explain how using EDI facilitates electronic transactions.
  • Explain how HIPAA has changed how health care information is transmitted in EDI.
  • Describe the relationship between Electronic Health Records, reimbursement, HIPAA, and EDI transactions.

Cite a minimum of two outside sources.


Assignment 2:


Write a 150- to 350-word response to the following:

  • Discuss at least two components described in the “Billing Workflow” section in Ch. 10 ofHealth Information and Technology Management.
  • How do these components affect health care reimbursement?
  • 2 components–patient billing and insurance claim
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