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Jan. 27-31: Deadline to comment on health plan price transparency rule is among upcoming healthcare finance events

News | Transparency

Jan. 27-31: Deadline to comment on health plan price transparency rule is among upcoming healthcare finance events

Significant upcoming events in healthcare finance include the deadline for public comments on a high-profile proposed rule to require health plan posting of all rates negotiated with providers.

Information on that deadline is below, along with our complete listing of healthcare finance-related hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of Jan. 27.

Monday, Jan. 27

Deadline for applications for grants from the American Hospital Association’s (AHA's) Institute for Diversity and Health Equity and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois to support hospitals in eliminating healthcare disparities and working toward ensuring individuals in every community receive safe, equitable and high-quality care. Learn more.

Webinar by the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation titled “Social Determinants of Health: Technology and Workforce Approaches.” Learn more.

2020 Annual Meeting of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Washington D.C. (through Jan. 28). Learn more.

Tuesday, Jan. 28

Webinar by the National Rural Health Association titled “Navigating the New CMS Antimicrobial Stewardship Requirements.” Learn more.

Webinar by AHA’s Physician Alliance on strategies for developing an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation/extracorporeal life support program. Learn more.

Hearing by a subcommittee of the House Education and Labor Committee titled “Expecting More: Addressing America’s Maternal and Infant Health Crisis.” Learn more.

Hearing by the House Ways and Means Committee titled “Legislative Proposals for Paid Family and Medical Leave.” Learn more.

Wednesday, Jan. 29

Webinar sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) titled “Hospital IQR Program FY 2022 Chart-Abstracted Validation Overview for Randomly Selected Hospitals.” Learn more.

Forum by Politico titled “Health Care Innovators: Navigating the Health Care Maze,” Washington, D.C. Learn more.

Conference call sponsored by CMS titled “MAC Opportunities to Enhance Provider Experience.” Learn more.

Webinar sponsored by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) titled “Key Considerations for Medicare Advantage Success.” Learn more.

Deadline for comments to CMS on the Transparency in Coverage proposed rule requiring health plans to make out-of-pocket cost information and provider-negotiated rates available to members. Learn more.

Care Coordination & Technology Congress, Atlanta (though Jan. 31). Learn more.

Hearing by the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee titled “Improving Safety and Transparency in America’s Food and Drugs.” Learn more.

Thursday, Jan. 30

Webinar sponsored by AHIP titled “Health Care Predictions for 2020 and the Role of Virtual Care.” Learn more.

Friday, Jan. 31

Deadline for public comments to the Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on accuracy in consumer reporting. Learn more

 

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Rich Daly, HFMA senior writer and editor,

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