Register now at https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/NPC/National-Provider-Calls-and-Events.html for the ESRD QIP: Payment Year 2019 Final Rule National Provider Call on January 19, 2016. Slides for the call are available there. CMS subject matter experts will discuss the final rule for the PY 2019 ESRD QIP. The performance period for PY 2019 will begin on January 1, 2017. Facilities and other stakeholders should take steps now to understand the changes to the program. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. The Call will cover changes in the final rule based on public comments, the final measures, standards, scoring methodology, and payment reduction scale that are applied to the PY 2019 programs, a comparison to the PY 2018 program, and where to find additional information. The Call is intended for dialysis clinics and organizations, nephrologists, hospitals with dialysis units, billers/coders, and quality improvement professionals. Space may be limited; register early. See https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/NPC/CEC_Notification.html for possible CE credits.