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Aug. 12-16: See what events are coming in healthcare

News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Aug. 12-16: 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 Aug. 12.

Highlights include a webinar from HFMA and several events by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Monday, Aug. 12

Deadline for submitting ideas to CMS for streamlining regulations to reduce physicians’ administrative burden. Learn more.

Listening Session by CMS titled “Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule: Understanding 3 Key Topics.” Learn more.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

Information call on the CMS appeals settlement initiative for inpatient rehabilitation facilities. Learn more.

Wedbush’s Pacgrow Healthcare Conference, New York City (through Aug. 14). Learn more.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

Webinar sponsored by HFMA titled “Delivering efficient prior authorization and attachment transactions.” Learn more.

Listening session by CMS about the proposed rule for the Outpatient Prospective Payment System and ambulatory surgical center payment system. Learn more.

Webinar by the American Hospital Association (AHA) titled “Just Six Things: What Leaders Can Do to Hardwire a Culture of Safety, Improve Teamwork and Reduce Harm.” Learn more.

Deadline for hospitals to preview data for the October update to the CMS Hospital Compare website. Learn more.

Thursday, Aug. 15

Deadline for data submission by hospitals participating in the CMS Inpatient Quality Reporting Program. Upload data here.

Deadline to submit data for the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility, Long-Term Care Hospital, and Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Programs. Learn more.

Webinar by the National Association of ACOs titled "NAACOS Review of Proposed 2020 Physician Fee Schedule and QPP Rule." Learn more.

Webinar by AHA titled “Integrating the Community Voice in Care Delivery. Learn more.

Webinar by AHA titled “Reversing MetS to Improve Employee Health and Reduce Costs.” Learn more.

Friday, Aug. 16

Deadline for hospitals to review the accuracy of their scores for the FY20 Hospital Acquired Condition Reduction Program. Access data here.

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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