April 13-17: 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 April 13.
Monday, April 13
Deadline for inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) to preview data reports spanning fourth-quarter 2018 to third-quarter 2019 before Medicare publicly reports the data in June. Review data here.
Deadline for long-term care hospitals (LTCHs) to preview data reports spanning fourth-quarter 2018 to third-quarter 2019 before Medicare publicly reports the data in June. Review data here.
Deadline for hospices to review CMS Hospice Item Set (HIS) quality measure results spanning third-quarter 2018 to second-quarter 2019, and their Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) provider preview reports. Review HIS results here and CAHPS data here.
Start of hospitals’ review-and-correction period of hospital-specific reports of mortality and complication measures used in the Value-Based Purchasing program (through May 12). Learn more on this webinar.
RESCHEDULED: LEAP HR: Healthcare meeting, Chicago (through April 15). Now scheduled for Oct. 4-6. Learn more.
Tuesday, April 14
Webinar sponsored by the American Hospital Association titled “Experience from the Front Lines: Managing COVID-19 in Rural Communities.” Learn more.
Wednesday, April 15
DELAYED: Webinar sponsored by HFMA titled “The business case for quality.” Now scheduled for July 7.
Webinar sponsored by CMS titled “A Beginner’s Guide: Successful Reporting for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program.” Learn more.
Webinar sponsored by the Primary Care Collaborative titled “Primary Care’s Role in Responding to COVID-19.” Learn more.
RESCHEDULED: World Congress Medicare Marketing & Sales Innovation Summit. To occur at a 2020 date to be determined. Learn more.
Thursday, April 16
RESCHEDULED: HFMA Financial Sustainability Summit, Denver (through April 17). Now scheduled for Dec. 1–2. Learn more.
Webinar by the Health Affairs titled “Seizing the Opportunity to Generate Sustained Health and Equity Improvements.” Learn more.
Conference call by CMS titled “Hospice Benefit Component of the VBID Model – Payment Design (Part II).” Register.
Webinar sponsored by World Congress titled “Affordable Housing Strategies for Payers and Providers in Tough Times.” Learn more.
POSTPONED: Institute for Healthcare Improvement Summit on Primary Care, Fort Washington, Md. (through April 18). Now will be held online on dates to be determined in Fall 2020. Learn more.
Friday, April 17
Oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on the federal government’s appeal of its lower-court loss on site-neutral payment cuts. Learn more.