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July 28-Aug. 2: See what events are coming in healthcare

News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

July 28-Aug. 2: See what events are coming in healthcare

Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of July 28.

Highlights include deadlines for providers to signal their interest in participating in two upcoming value-based payment models through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Sunday, July 28

AHRMM19 Conference and Exhibition, San Diego (through July 31). Learn more.

Monday, July 29

7th National Physician Advisor and Utilization Review Boot Camp, Washington, D.C. (through July 31). Learn more.

Webinar by the Zero Suicide movement titled “Addressing Serious Mental Illness and Suicide in Healthcare.” Learn more.

Briefing by the Alliance for Health Policy titled “What's Next for Patient Experience Measurement?” Learn more.

4th Annual National Health & Well-Being Summit for employers and health plans, Boston (through July 30). Learn more.

Deadline for provider organizations to file notice of intent to apply as an accountable care organization launching under the Medicare Shared Savings Program on Jan. 1, 2020. Learn more.

Tuesday, July 30

Webinar hosted by HFMA titled “How Meadows Regional Medical Center's patient payment plan improved collections and reduced bed debt.” Learn more.

Webcast by CMS titled “Enrollment: Multifactor Authentication for Identity and Access System.” Learn more.

Webinar by CMS on 2017 Quality Payment Program performance information that recently was published on Physician Compare. Learn more.

Webinar sponsored by the National Rural Health Association titled “Value-Driven Therapy Solutions for Your Rural Hospital.” Learn more.

Wednesday, July 31

Webcast of address at The Heritage Foundation by Seema Verma, administrator of CMS, on “Medicare for All” proposals. Learn more.

Webinar by America’s Physician Groups titled “From Renal to Radiation: Understanding CMMI’s Latest Payment Models.” Learn more.

Webinar for participants in the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and Promoting Interoperability programs titled “Use of Clinical Dashboards to Drive Performance Improvement for eCQMs.” Learn more.

Thursday, Aug. 1

Deadline to submit clinical data for the first quarter of 2019 under the CMS Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program. Learn more.

Friday, Aug. 2

Deadline for providers to submit letters of intent to participate in the professional or global direct-contracting options under the CMS Primary Cares Initiative. Learn more and apply.

About the Authors

Rich Daly, HFMA senior writer/editor

is based in the Washington, D.C., office. Follow Rich on Twitter: @rdalyhealthcare


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