Policy Watch

May 24—Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of May 27.

Highlights include a webinar by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and deadlines for various federal programs.

Monday, May 27

Deadline for applications for an AHRQ-sponsored competition to develop online tools that use free, publicly available “social determinants of health” data to better understand and predict communities’ unmet healthcare needs. Learn more.

Tuesday, May 28

Meeting of the National Academy of Medicine titled “Establishing Clinician Well-Being as a National Priority,” Chicago (through May 29). Learn more.

Wednesday, May 29

Webinar sponsored by CMS for participants in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program on “FY 2021 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Targeted Selected Hospitals.” Learn more.

Webinar by America’s Health Insurance Plans titled “Turn Your Robots into Rocket Scientists with Machine Learning.” Learn more.

Online seminar by the Medical Group Management Association titled “Transformational Leadership: From the Front Office Staff to the C-Suite.” Learn more.

Medtech Conference, Minneapolis (through May 30). Learn more.

Thursday, May 30

End of the CMS Open Payments additional 15-day data correction period. Learn more.

Deadline to review CMS Skilled Nursing Facility Provider Preview Reports. Learn more.

Webinar by the American Hospital Association titled “The Physician Well-Being Playbook.” Learn more.

Webinar by Premier titled “MSSP Keys to Success.” Learn more.

Webinar by the National Association of ACOs titled “ACO Pathways to Compliance; A Manual for Success.” Learn more.

2019 Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health Meeting, Washington, D.C. (through May 31). Learn more.

Johns Hopkins inHealth Precision Medicine Symposium, Baltimore. Learn more.

Friday, May 31

2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, Chicago (through June 4). Learn more.


Rich Daly is a senior writer/editor in HFMA’s Washington, D.C., office. Follow Rich on Twitter: @rdalyhealthcare

Publication Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019