May 13—Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, contests, public forums and deadlines for the week of May 13.
Highlights include HFMA webinars and another Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) webcast detailing the recently released Medicare primary care models.
Monday, May 13
Start of submission period (through May 24) of CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey users’ 2018 data to the CAHPS Database. Learn more.
Webcast by the Bipartisan Policy Center titled “The Role of Litigation in Response to the Opioid Epidemic.” Learn more.
Webinar by Premier titled “CMS’s Direct Contracting and Primary Care First Models — Overview of the Innovation Center’s New Alternative Payment Models.” Learn more.
Public meeting by CMS on pending applications for new or revised Healthcare Common Procedural Coding System (HCPCS) codes for CY20. Learn more.
Tuesday, May 14
Webinar by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) titled “Health Insurers Can Improve Health Care Through a Digital Strategy.” Learn more.
The 4th Annual Population Health Payer Innovations for Medicaid, Medicare & Duals in Arlington, Va. (through May 15). Learn more.
Event at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C., titled “Antitrust and Health Care Providers.” Learn more.
Conference call by CMS titled “Special Open-Door Forum: Medicare Documentation Requirement Lookup Service.” Learn more.
Webinar by the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) titled “Overview of the new B-CAPA report for Next Generation ACOs.” Learn more.
Wednesday, May 15
Deadline for physicians and teaching hospitals to review and dispute Program Year 2018 Open Payments data before CMS publicly releases it. Learn more.
Hearing by the House Ways and Means Committee titled “The Economic and Health Consequences of Climate Change.” Learn more.
Hearing by the House Veterans Affairs Committee’s Health Subcommittee titled “Fiscal Year 2020 Department of Veterans Affairs Budget Request for the Veterans Health Administration.” Learn more.
Event by Axios in Washington, D.C., titled “Easing America’s Pain” Learn more.
Webinar by the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative titled “Artificial Intelligence and Primary Care.” Learn more.
Webinar sponsored by AHIP titled “ Replacing Prior Authorization with Virtual Second Opinion Service.” Learn more.
Webinar by the American Hospital Association (AHA) titled “Align the Skilled Nursing Facilities in Your Community to Your Priorities.” Learn more.
Deadline for data submission for hospitals in the Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program. Learn more.
Thursday, May 16
Hearing by the House Ways and Means Committee titled “Overcoming Racial Disparities and Social Determinants in the Maternal Mortality Crisis.” Learn more.
Webcast by CMS titled “Primary Cares Initiative: Primary Care First Model.” Learn more.
Hearing by the House Oversight and Reform Committee titled “HIV Prevention Drug: Billions in Corporate Profits after Millions in Taxpayer Investments.” Learn more.
Event by The Washington Post in Washington, D.C. titled “Mental Health & The Addiction Crisis.” Learn more.
Webinar by the Alliance for Health Policy titled “Prescription Drug Patents: Balancing Innovation, Access, and Affordability.” Learn more.
Webinar by NAACOS titled “Use of Physician, or APC, House Calls to Manage High Cost Patients.” Learn more.
Medical Group Management Association’s Data Conference in Orlando (though May 18). Learn more.
Webinar by AHA titled “Ten Background Check Trends for 2019 and Beyond.” Learn more.
Friday, May 17
Capitol Hill briefing by AdvaMedDx titled “The Essential Role of Diagnostics in Outbreak Detection and Response.” Learn more.