April 4—Stay ahead of healthcare news developments by knowing what is on the industry horizon through this HFMA listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, contests, public forums, and deadlines for the week of April 7.
Highlights include congressional hearings on drug prices and allowing veterans to seek care from private providers, and the annual membership meeting of the American Hospital Association.
Sunday April 7
2019 AHA Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C. (through April 10). Learn more.
Monday, April 8
Deadline for comments on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s Draft 2020 Quality Reporting Document Architecture (QRDA) Category I Implementation Guide.Learn more.
Deadline for comments on proposed changes to the Anti-Kickback Statute’s safe-harbor regulations. Learn more.
Tuesday, April 9
Webcast by the Bipartisan Policy Center titled “Comparative Effectiveness Research: Recent Applications and Future Investments.” Learn more.
Hearing by the Senate Finance Committee titled “Drug Pricing in America: A Prescription for Change, Part III.” Learn more.
Hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee titled “Abortion Until Birth: The Need to Pass the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.” Learn more.
Wednesday, April 10
Business Health Agenda 2019 Conference in Washington, D.C. (through April 12). Learn more.
Webinar by the Medicaid Health Plans of America titled “5 Harsh Truths You Need to Know About Medicaid Member Communications.” Learn more.
Hearing by the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee titled “Priced Out of a Lifesaving Drug: Getting Answers on the Rising Cost of Insulin.” Learn more.
Hearing by the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee titled “VA MISSION Act: Implementing the Veterans Community Care Program.” Learn more.
Thursday, April 11
Public meeting of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission in Washington, D.C. (through April 12). Learn more.
American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 in Philadelphia (through April 13). Learn more.
America’s Physician Groups Annual Conference 2019 in San Diego (through April 13). Learn more.
Webinar by the National Institute for Health Care Management titled “Turning the Tide on Mental Health Trends.” Learn more.
Webinar by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services titled “Comparative Billing Report: Subsequent Hospital Visits.” Learn more.
2019 Hispanic Health Conference in Arlington, Va. (though April 14). Learn more.