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Dec. 2-6: HFMA Seminars are among upcoming healthcare finance events

News | Revenue Cycle

Dec. 2-6: HFMA Seminars are among upcoming healthcare finance events

Significant upcoming events in healthcare finance include the two-day HFMA Seminars in Chicago focused on revenue cycle essentials, value-based payment and chargemaster strategies, among other topics.

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 Dec. 2.

Monday, Dec. 2

Deadline for critical access hospitals to submit a hardship exemption application to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to avoid penalties for not meeting electronic health record “meaningful use” requirements. Learn more.

Comments due to the National Quality Forum on a draft report on designing a foundation for measuring performance of person-centered planning across community-based and institutional settings. Learn more and register to submit comments.

Winter Conference of the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange, Arlington, Va. (through Dec. 5). Learn more.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

Deadline for hospitals to preview their data that will be included in the January 2020 Hospital Compare website update. Learn more.

Vote by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on the nomination of Stephen Hahn, MD, to serve as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Learn more.

CMS call on the hospital price transparency final rule. Register for the call.

Webinar sponsored by the Medical Group Management Association titled “Strategies and Methods to Accelerate Reimbursement.” Learn more.

Webinar by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) titled “Comprehensive Lab Data Solutions: Improving Quality, Identifying Risks.” Learn more.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Hearing by the House Energy and Commerce Committee titled “Flu Season: U.S. Public Health Preparedness and Response.” Learn more.

Webinar by the American Hospital Association (AHA) titled “The Threats and Opportunities in Hospital Specialty Pharmacy.” Learn more.

Forbes 2019 Healthcare Summit, New York City (through Dec. 5). Learn more.

Webinar by AHIP titled “Fighting America’s Opioid Epidemic with Predictive Analytics.” Learn more.

12th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation in Health, Arlington, Va. (through Dec. 6). Learn more.

Webinar by CMS to provide updates to providers on the Hospice Outcomes & Patient Evaluation (HOPE) tool. Learn more.

Public briefing by the Alliance for Health Policy titled “The Science, Policy, and Potential of Cell and Gene Therapies,” Washington, D.C. Learn more.

Briefing by the Network for Health Innovation titled “The Patient's Stake in the Next Generation of Value-Based Arrangements,” Washington, D.C. Learn more.

Briefing by Health Affairs titled “Health and Health Care in Rural America,” Washington, D.C. Learn more.

Webcast of a meeting by the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience on the report titled “Taking Action against Clinician Burnout: A Systems Approach to Professional Well-Being.” Learn more.

Thursday, Dec. 5

HFMA Seminars focused on revenue cycle essentials, value-based payment, chargemaster strategies and other topics, Chicago (through Dec. 6). Learn more.

Webinar by AHA titled “Using an AI-Based Solution to Aid in Early Detection of High-Burden Disease.” Learn more.

Friday, Dec. 6

Webinar by AHIP titled “Intelligent Payer: The Cloud-Powered Data Science Organization.” Learn more.


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