September 6: WHA Member Forum Focuses on 2019 IPPS Final Rule

August 28, 2018

WHA will offer a complimentary Member Forum webinar titled, 2019 IPPS Final Rule: What Wisconsin Hospitals and Health Systems Need to Know on September 6. This webinar will cover the IPPS final rule for 2019, issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) August 2, with a particular emphasis on provisions that could impact Wisconsin’s hospitals and health systems.

  • Beth Dibbert, Chief Quality Officer for WHA, will discuss updates to the pay-for-performance programs and policies, as well as changes to various quality measures.
  • Andrew Brenton, Assistant General Counsel for WHA, will provide details about significant changes to the Medicare electronic health record (EHR) Incentive Program.
  • Jon Hoelter, Director of Federal and State Relations for WHA, will provide a brief update on new price transparency requirements.
CIOs and information services staff, compliance managers, CEOs, COOs, senior clinical leaders - including CMOs and CNOs, quality leaders, utilization review managers, and infection preventionists will benefit from participating in this webinar.
This WHA Member Forum is open to all WHA hospital and corporate members, but pre-registration is required. An audio recording of the webinar will be available after the live event, but you must pre-register to receive the recording.
Visit us online for more information and to register for this event.  Contact Kayla Chatterton at 608-274-1820 with registration questions.

This story originally appeared in the August 28, 2018 edition of WHA Newsletter