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July 8-12: See what events are coming in healthcare

News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

July 8-12: 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 8.

Highlights include various webinars and deadlines from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Tuesday, July 9

Webinar by HFMA titled “Implementing an effective cost accounting system.” Learn more.

Start of oral arguments in Texas v. Azar at the 5th Circuit in New Orleans.

Public briefing by the Alliance for Health Policy titled “Coverage and Affordability in the Private Insurance Market,” Washington, D.C. Learn more.

Webcast of a symposium by the Altarum Center for Value in Health Care titled “Sustainable U.S. Health Spending: Serious Issues – Cost Control with Improved Value?” Washington D.C. Learn more.

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Annual Conference, Orlando. (through July 11). Learn more.

Wednesday, July 10

Webinar sponsored by CMS for the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting program. Learn more.

Webinar by the Health Resources Services Administration titled “The Use of Telehealth to Improve Children's Access to Health Care.” Learn more.

Webinar sponsored by America’s Health Insurance Plans titled “Close Provider Workflow Gaps with Advanced Analytics.” Learn more.

Deadline for inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) providers to review their performance data that will be published in September on CMS’s IRF Compare website. Learn more.

Deadline for long-term care hospital (LTCH) providers to review their performance data that will be published in September on CMS’s LTCH Compare website. Learn more.

Meeting of the Federal Communications Commission to vote on the $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, which would support telehealth for low-income Americans. Learn more.

Meeting of CMS’s Wave 3 Clinical Subcommittee on MACRA Cost Measure Development. Learn more.

Hearing by the House Veterans Affairs Committee’s Health Subcommittee titled "The Cost of Caring." Learn more.

Hearing by the Senate Special Committee on Aging titled “Redefining Reality: How the Special Diabetes Program is Changing the Lives of Americans with Type 1 Diabetes.” Learn more.

Webinar by CMS on the Primary Care First model titled “Seriously Ill Population.” Learn more and register.

Thursday, July 11

Webinar sponsored by CMS for the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program titled “Hospital-Specific Report Fast-Track: The Quickest and Easiest Way to Examine Your January 2020 Hospital Compare and FY 2020 Hospital VBP Program Medicare Spending per Beneficiary Measure and Hospital-Specific Reports.” Learn more.

Webinar by the American Hospital Association titled “Promoting Prevention, Improving Health, and Maximizing Safety Outcomes for Patients Affected by Human Trafficking and Intimate Partner Violence.” Learn more.

Webinar by the Sepsis Alliance titled “Fluid Management: New Insights & Breaking Data.” 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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