IQR Program: FY 2018 IPPS Proposed Rule — 1 C.E.

Date: May 4, 2017
Time(s): 1:30 PM ET
Group: IQR


Note: Proposed Rule comment period ended June 13, 2017

Please join Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for a review of quality program proposals for hospitals as addressed in the recently released Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Proposed Rule.  This discussion will focus on proposed changes to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program, Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program, and Hospital Readmissions Production Program (HRRP). Presenters will also provide instructions about how to comment, for record, on the CMS proposals.


  • Grace Im, JD, MPH
    Program Lead, Hospital IQR Program and Hospital VBP Program, Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, CMS
  • Delia Houseal PhD, MPH
    End Stage Renal Disease, Quality Improvement Program Lead
  • Elizabeth Bainger DNP, RN, CPHQ
    Program Lead, HAC Reduction Program

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*Presentation slides corrected 05.05.2017