Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program Outreach and Education May 4, 2017, webinar: IQR Program: FY 2018 IPPS Proposed Rule

April 27, 2017 - 3:46pm

This Outreach and Education webinar for participants in the IQR Program is scheduled for Thursday, May 04, 2017.

The webinar, titled IQR Program: FY 2018 IPPS Proposed Rule, will be presented by Grace Im, JD, MPH, Program Lead, Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting Program and Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program, Quality Measurement and Value-Based Incentives Group, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; Delia Houseal PhD, MPH, End State Renal Disease, Quality Improvement Program Lead; and Elizabeth Bainger DNP, RN, CPHQ,Program Lead, Hospital-Acquired Conditions Reduction Program.

Please join 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:

  • 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.

The webinar slides will be available for download from www.QualityReportingCenter.com under Upcoming Events the day before the presentation.

The webinar will be presented on Thursday, May 04, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. ET.

You may register for the webinar at the following link: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/u1iojtwyjlgb&eom.