Upcoming Events

  • Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Final Rule: Acute Care Hospital Quality Reporting Programs Overview — 1 C.E.

    Date: August 29, 2017
    Time(s): 2:00 PM ET

    Description:

    This presentation will provide participants with the FY 2018 Hospital IPPS for Acute Care Hospitals Final Rule. This discussion will address the Final Rule’s impact on the following programs:

    • Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program
    • Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program
    • Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program (HACRP)
    • Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP)

    Moderator(s):

    • Candace Jackson, RN
      Project Lead, Inpatient Quality ReportingHospital Inpatient VIQR Outreach and Education Support Contractor

    Speaker(s):

    • Grace H. Snyder, JD, MPH
      gram Lead, Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program and Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program, Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group, Center for Clinical Standards & Quality, CMS
    • Mihir P. Patel, MHA
      Lead, Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient Quality Reporting Program Data Validation, CMS
    • Elizabeth Bainger, DNP, RN, CPHQ
      Program Lead, Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program, Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group, CMS
    • Lauren Lowenstein, MPH, MSW
      Acting Program Lead, Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, CMS

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  • Clinical Episode-Based Payment (CEBP) Measures — 1 C.E.

    Date: August 31, 2017
    Time(s): 2:00 PM ET

    Description:

    This presentation will provide an overview of the CEBP measures and the Hospital-Specific Reports (HSRs) and include the goals of the CEBP measures, measure methodology, and how to perform measure calculations. Also, participants will learn about the CEBP HSRs and where to find related supplemental files.

    Speaker(s):

    • David Ruiz, MA
      Lead, Data & Analytics Practice, Econometrica, Inc.

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