FY 2019 IPPS Final Rule Acute Care Hospital Quality Reporting Programs Overview — 1.5 C.E.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Archived

2:00 PM ET


This presentation will provide an overview of quality program finalized requirements for hospitals as addressed in the recently released Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Final Rule. This discussion will focus on finalized changes to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR), Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction, Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP), and the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Programs.


  • Grace H. Snyder, JD, MPH
    Program Lead, Hospital IQR and Hospital VBP Programs, Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group (QMVIG), Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ), CMS
  • Nekeshia McInnis, MSPH
    Subject-Matter Expert, Hospital IQR and Hospital VBP Program, CCSQ, CMS
  • Erin Patton, MPH, CHES
    Program Lead, Hospitals Readmissions Reduction Program, QMVIG, CCSQ, CMS
  • Candace Jackson, ADN
    Project Lead, Hospital IQR Program, Hospital Inpatient VIQR Outreach and Education SC

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