March 30-April 3: CMS webinars are among a slew of online-only events in healthcare finance
Even amid continuing cancellations during the coronavirus outbreak, significant healthcare finance events will occur online next week.
A range of industry groups will hold informational webinars, and CMS has several key deadlines and information sessions scheduled.
Information on those events is below, along with our complete listing of healthcare finance-related hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of March 30.
Monday, March 30
RESCHEDULED: HFMA Revenue Cycle Conference 2020, New Orleans (through April 1). Learn more.
RESCHEDULED: 20th Anniversary Population Health Colloquium, Philadelphia (through April 1). Learn more.
DELAYED: Deadline for MIPS-eligible clinicians to submit MIPS data — pushed back to April 30 under CMS’s automatic extreme and uncontrollable circumstances policy. Learn more.
Tuesday, March 31
Webinar sponsored by HFMA titled “Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Proposed Extension.”
Webinar sponsored by the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy titled “Wall Street Comes to Washington Healthcare Roundtable.” Learn more.
Deadline for group purchasing organizations and manufacturers to submit 2019 data to the Open Payments Program for June publication by CMS. Learn more.
Webinar sponsored by CMS titled “Pre-Rulemaking 2020 Kickoff — Part 1.” Register.
Wednesday, April 1
Webinar series sponsored by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) episode titled “CAH Transitional Care: An Essential Partnership and Pathway for Acute Care Hospitals to Create Needed Capacity during COVID-19.” Learn more.
Webinar sponsored by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) titled “Improve Outcomes and Star Ratings Through Pharmacy Partnership.” Learn more.
Implementation date by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of a new specific ICD-10-CM code for COVID-19, U07.1. Learn more.
Start of review and dispute period for hospital CMS data scheduled to be publicly released in June (through May 15). Learn more.
Deadline to comment on CMS’s draft 2021 Quality Reporting Document Architecture Category I Implementation Guide and Schematron for the Hospital Quality Reporting program. Learn more.
CANCELED: AHIP/OPM FEHB Carrier Conference, Washington, D.C. (through April 3). Learn more.
Start of a new CMS policy of accepting a second Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System code with which laboratories can bill for certain COVID-19 diagnostic tests. Learn more.
DELAYED: National Association of Accountable Care Organizations’ Spring 2020 Conference, Baltimore (through April 3) — changed to an online event on a date to be determined. Learn more.
Thursday, April 2
Closed online session of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. Learn more.
Webcast of a public meeting of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission. Register.
Webinar sponsored by NRHA titled “Steam Sterilization: A Cost-Effective Method for Regulated Medical Waste in a Rural Hospital.” Learn more.
Webinar sponsored by CMS titled “CMS Pre-Rulemaking 2020 Kickoff (Part 2).” Register.
Webinar sponsored by the Medical Group Management Association titled “Taking Patient Text Messaging to the Next Level with AI and Other Tech.” Learn more.
Friday, April 3
Webinar sponsored by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence titled “How Does the Public Health Workforce Compare with the Broader Public Sector?” Learn more.