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Verma address among next week’s key healthcare events

News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Verma address among next week’s key healthcare events

Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), plans to address a gathering of health information data exchange advocates just outside of Washington, D.C., on Aug. 19. Information on that event is below, along with our complete list of hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums, and deadlines for the week of Aug. 18.

Other highlights include a webinar from HFMA and several online events by CMS.

Sunday, Aug. 18

Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative's national conference, National Harbor, Md. (through Aug. 21). Learn more.

2019 Community Health Institute & EXPO, Chicago (through Aug. 20). Learn more.

Monday, Aug. 19

Meeting of the CMS Advisory Panel on Hospital Outpatient Payment, Washington, D.C. (through Aug. 20). Learn more.

Close of the nomination period to become members of the CMS technical expert panel helping a contractor identify ways to overhaul the Medicare Overall Quality Hospital Star Ratings system. Learn more.

Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference, Chicago (through Aug. 22). Learn more.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Webinar sponsored by HFMA titled “2020 Proposed Rule Changes to Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC).” Learn more.

Special open-door forum by CMS about the final rule updating FY20 Medicare payment policies for hospitals under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System. Learn more.

Group call sponsored by CMS titled “ESRD Quality Incentive Program: CY 2020 ESRD PPS Proposed Rule.” Learn more.

Webinar sponsored by the American Hospital Association (AHA) titled “The Health Professional’s Role in Identifying and Responding to Youth and Young Adults Who Are Sex Trafficked.” Learn more.

Webinar sponsored by AHA titled “The Importance of Critical Thinking Skills at a Time of Exponential Growth of Medical Knowledge.” Learn more.

Webinar sponsored by America’s Health Insurance Plans titled “Improve Total Health with Social Needs & Personal Health Data.” Learn more.

Webinar by the Rural Health Research Gateway titled “Have Healthy People 2020 Benchmarks for Leading Causes of Death Been Met in Rural and Urban Areas?” Learn more.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Webinar sponsored by CMS titled “Self-Direction for Dually Eligible Individuals Utilizing LTSS.” Learn more.

Group call by CMS titled “Home Health Patient-Driven Groupings Model: Operational Issues.” Learn more.

Thursday, Aug. 22

Listening session by CMS on the Radiation Oncology Model. Learn more.

Webinar by the Sepsis Alliance titled “Can We Help 'Solve' Sepsis Together? Augmented Intelligence for Healthcare and Sepsis.” Learn more.

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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