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Medicare advisers meeting among next week’s key industry events

News | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Medicare advisers meeting among next week’s key industry events

Congress’s leading advisers on Medicare will meet next week in Washington, D.C., to discuss provider and health plan trends, as well as policy proposals. The public meeting comes amid a flurry of Medicare policy changes.

Information on that event is below, along with our complete listing of healthcare finance-related hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of Sept. 30.

Monday, Sept. 30

Deadline to review provider performance in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) for 2018, including final scores and payment adjustment factors. Learn more.

Webinar by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) titled “Passive Monitoring Data: Quantifying and Accelerating Proactive Health Care.” Learn more.

Self-Insurance Institute of America annual conference  in San Francisco (through Oct. 2). Learn more.

Tuesday, Oct. 1

Extended deadline for accountable care organizations (ACOs) that launched July 1 under Medicare’s “Pathways to Success” program to notify patients that they are in an ACO. Learn more.

Wednesday, Oct. 2

Webinar hosted by HFMA titled “Moving the needle on physician engagement: A metric-driven scorecard approach.” Learn more.

Webcast by CMS and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality titled “Introducing a New Database for Users of the CAHPS Home and Community-Based Services Survey.” Learn more.

Webinar sponsored by AHIP titled “Turning Interoperability Mandates into Market Advantage.” Learn more.

Webinar sponsored by the American Hospital Association titled “Leveraging AI to Elevate Quality, Safety and Customer Experience.” Learn more.

Thursday, Oct. 3

14th Annual Value-Based Oncology Management Forum in Scottsdale, Arizona (through Oct. 4). Learn more.

Public meeting of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission in Washington, D.C. (through Oct. 4). Learn more.

Friday, Oct. 4

Webinar sponsored by CAQH CORE titled “Value-based Payment Initiative — Insights and Next Steps.” Learn more.

Saturday, Oct. 5

Extended deadline for ambulance providers and suppliers to apply to participate in the Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) model. 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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