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May 6-10: See what events are coming in healthcare

News | Principles and Practices Board

May 6-10: See what events are coming in healthcare

Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, contests, public forums and deadlines for the week of May 6.

May 2—Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, contests, public forums and deadlines for the week of May 6.

Highlights include webinars detailing the recently released Medicare primary care models.

Monday, May 6

Webcast by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration focused on strategies to prevent suicide. Learn more.

Deadline to apply for a Health Resources and Services Administration grant of up to $1 million per recipient for a three-year period to expand opioid and other substance-use disorder services in high-risk rural communities. Learn more.

Tuesday, May 7

End of advance-registration rates to attend the HFMA Annual Conference June 23-26 in Orlando. Learn more.

Webcast by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on its Primary Cares Initiative: Direct Contracting Model. Learn more.

National Rural Health Association’s Annual Rural Health Conference in Atlanta (through May 10). Learn more.

Hearing by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee titled “Implementing the 21st Century Cures Act: Making Electronic Health Information Available to Patients and Providers, Part II.” Learn more.

Hearing by the Senate Judiciary Committee titled “Intellectual Property and the Price of Prescription Drugs: Balancing Innovation and Competition.” Learn more.

Wednesday, May 8

Webinar by CMS on hospital-specific reports, titled “HSR Fast-Track: The Quickest and Easiest Way to Examine Your July 2019 Hospital Compare and FY 2020 Hospital VBP CBM HSRs.” Learn more.

Hearing by the Senate Finance Committee titled “Medicare Physician Payment Reform After Two Years: Examining MACRA Implementation and the Road Ahead.” Learn more.

Hearing by the House Ways and Means Committee titled “Paid Family and Medical Leave: Helping Workers and Employers Succeed.” Learn more.

Webinar by the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation titled “Communities for Change: Preventing Suicide.” Learn more.

Webinar by the American Hospital Association (AHA) titled “Building a Culture of Respect to Improve Patient Safety, Medical Team Performance and Patient and Staff Satisfaction.”Learn more.

Webinar by the Medical Group Management Association titled “Presenting Financial and Operations Data to Physicians.”  Learn more.

Thursday, May 9

Webinar by CMS titled “Quality Payment Program: Advanced APMs.” Learn more.

Webinar by CMS titled “Air Ambulance Transports: Comparative Billing Report.” Learn more.

Webinar by AHA titled “Improving Emergency Department Operational Efficiency.” Learn more.

Webinar sponsored by America’s Health Insurance Plans titled “Cost Optimization for Medicare Advantage Plans.” Learn more.

About the Authors

Rich Daly, HFMA Senior Writer/Editor

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

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