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Jan. 13-17: MedPAC policy meeting is among upcoming healthcare finance events

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Jan. 13-17: MedPAC policy meeting is among upcoming healthcare finance events

Significant upcoming events in healthcare finance include a meeting of Medicare’s leading advisers to discuss their payment and policy recommendations to Congress.

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 Jan. 13.

Monday, Jan. 13

JPMorgan Chase & Co. 38th Annual Healthcare Conference, San Francisco (through Jan. 16). Learn more.

Nurse Manager Institute by the American Hospital Association’s American Organization for Nursing Leadership, Cooperstown, New York (through Jan. 15). Learn more.

Webcast by The Forum at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Commonwealth Fund titled “The Future of National Health Insurance — Debates During a U.S. Presidential Election Year.” Learn more.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

Webinar sponsored by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) titled “Best Practices for Participating in the MGMA Compensation and Production Survey.” Learn more.

Conference call Sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) titled “ESRD Quality Incentive Program: CY 2020 ESRD PPS Final Rule.” Learn more.

Webinar sponsored by the National Rural Health Association titled “Driving Financial Sustainability and Population Health in Rural Health.” Learn more.

Hearing by the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee titled “A Public Health Emergency: State Efforts to Curb the Opioid Crisis.” Learn more.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

Webinar sponsored by CMS titled “CY 2019 eCQM Reporting Tips and Tools for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting and Promoting Interoperability Programs.” Learn more.

Webinar Sponsored by AcademyHealth titled “Navigating Low-Value Care: A Roadmap for Stakeholders.” Learn more.

Webinar by CMS titled “Direct Contracting Model Options Payment Part 1.” Register.

Deadline for hospice providers to preview CMS reports on data that will be released on Hospice Compare. Learn more about the two types of reviews here and here.

Hearing by the House Health Subcommittee titled “Cannabis Policies for the New Decade.” Learn more.

Thursday, Jan. 16

Webinar sponsored by HFMA titled “An Overview of the Office of Inspector General's Work Plan.” Learn more.

Webinar by CMS titled “Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program 2020.” Learn more.

Conference call by CMS titled “Special Open Door Forum: Medicare Documentation Requirement Lookup Service.” Learn more.

Webinar by the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience. Learn more.

Public meeting by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, Washington, D.C. (through Jan. 17). Learn more.

Friday, Jan. 17

Deadline for input and recommendations regarding elimination of specific Medicare regulations that require more stringent supervision than existing state scope-of-practice laws or that restrict healthcare professionals from practicing at the top of their license. Learn more.

Deadline for applications to the Health Resources Service Administration for grants under the Increasing Organ Donation Awareness Program. Learn more.


About the Author

Rich Daly, HFMA senior writer and editor,

is based in the Washington, D.C., office. Follow Rich on Twitter: @rdalyhealthcare


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