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

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Archived

2:00 PM ET


This presentation will provide an overview of quality program proposals 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) Proposed Rule. This discussion will focus on proposed changes to the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program, Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program, Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, and Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP).


  • Grace H. Snyder, JD, MPH
    Program Lead, Hospital IQR Program and Hospital VBP Program, Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group (QMVIG), Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Elizabeth Bainger, DNP, RN, CPHQ
    Program Lead, HAC Reduction Program, QMVIG, CCSQ, CMS
  • Joseph Clift, EdD, MPH, MS, PMP
    Measures Lead, HAC Reduction Program, Division of Quality Measurement, QMVIG, CCSQ, CMS
  • Erin Patton, MPH, CHES
    Program Lead, HRRP, QMVIG, CCSQ, CMS

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