A conference call on the ESRD QIP PY2020 Final Rule will be held January 17, 2017, from 10:30 am to noon PST. The performance period for PY2020 will begin on January 1, 2018. The agenda will include:
- Legislative framework and how it fits in with CMS strategies to improve quality
- Changes reflected in the final rule based on public comments
- Final measures, standards, scoring methodology, and payment reduction scale
- How the PY 2020 program compares to PY 2019
- Where to find additional information about the program
The target audience includes dialysis clinics and organizations, nephrologists, hospitals with dialysis units, billers/coders, and quality improvement experts. Register at https://blh.ier.intercall.com/ .