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May 11-15: CMS webinars are among a slew of online-only events in healthcare finance

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May 11-15: CMS webinars are among a slew of online-only events in healthcare finance

Upcoming events in healthcare include a deadline for hospitals to respond to a survey on the 340B Drug Pricing Program. The survey has generated controversy over hospital concerns about design flaws and that completing it requires diverting scare resources as they respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

Additionally, a range of industry groups will hold informational webinars, and Congress will start hearings on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Information on those events is below, along with our complete listing of healthcare finance-related hearings, conferences, webinars, public forums and deadlines for the week of May 11.

Monday, May 11

Start of the CAHPS Clinician & Group (CG-CAHPS) survey data submission process (through May 22) for survey data collected January 2019-May 2020 for patient encounters that occurred January-December 2019. Learn more.

Webinar by the National Institute for Health Care Management titled “Food Insecurity & Growing Concerns During COVID-19.” Learn more.

Webinar hosted by America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) titled “Virtual Care During and After COVID-19.” Learn more.

Tuesday, May 12

Webinar hosted by HFMA titled “Examining the path to recovery for hospital volumes and revenues” (rescheduled from May 5). Learn more.

Webinar hosted by HFMA titled “Patients are the new payer: Supercharging patient finance.” Learn more.

Hearing by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee titled “COVID-19: Safely Getting Back to Work and Back to School.” Learn more.

Webinar hosted by the Medical Group Management Association titled “Resuming Operations after COVID-19.” Learn more.

Webinar hosted by Fitch Ratings titled “Updated Assessment of the Coronavirus Impact on NFP Hospitals and Life Plan Communities.” Learn more.

Webinar hosted by AHIP titled “Caring for Your Healthcare Workforce Through a Crisis.” Learn more.

Webinar hosted by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s Committee on Law and Justice titled “The COVID-19 Pandemic and Secure Institutions.” Learn more.

Webinar hosted by the National Rural Health Association titled “Robotic Process Automation for Rural Health Care Facilities.” Learn more.

Deadline for hospitals to submit a review-and-corrections request to the CMS Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program. Learn more.

Wednesday, May 13

Webinar hosted by AHIP titled “Medicare Advantage is Growing – Find Out How.” Learn more.

Thursday, May 14

Webinar hosted by HFMA titled “Key cybersecurity considerations during COVID-19.” Learn more.

Hearing by the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee titled “Protecting Scientific Integrity in the COVID-19 Response.” Learn more.

Webinar hosted by the National Committee for Quality Assurance titled “COVID, Telehealth & Quality: What’s Now, What’s Next?” Register.

Webinar with CMS and ONC officials titled “Unleashing the Value of Person-Centric Data: The Strategic Opportunities Related to the CMS and ONC Interoperability Rules.” Learn more.

Webinar by the Bipartisan Policy Center titled “COVID-19 and Rural Hospital Struggles.” Learn more.

Friday, May 15

Deadline to respond to a CMS survey for hospitals in the 340B Drug Pricing Program on cost information for specified outpatient-covered drugs. 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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