Friday, April 12, 2019

Bringing Together Representatives from CMS, CMMI and HHS

As part of the 2019 Leadership and Advocacy Conference, to be hosted in Washington, DC, on April 15 - 17, 2019, NHPCO has secured attendance of a number of representatives from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation, and the Administration.
  • Eric D. Hargan, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services will be the featured plenary speaker on Wednesday, April 17.
  • Hospice Assessment Instrument Listening Sessions – CMS is hosting three separate listening sessions for conference attendees to discuss the Hospice Assessment Instrument under development that will be part of the CMS Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP).
  • Monday’s CMS Update – Featuring CMS staff members: Cindy Massuda, Charles Padgett, Kelly Vontran, Lori Teichman, Shannon Landefeld , and Michael Plotzke of Abt Associates.
  • CMS Innovation Priorities – Discussion between Amy Bassano of the CMMI and NHPCO's Edo Banach.
  • MCCM and VBID –  staff members from these CMS programs will be participating in LAC activities as well.
This is a rare opportunity to hear noted leaders talk about issues that are of primary concern to our community.

It's not too late to participate in the LAC. Onsite registration at our conference hotel, the Marriott Wardman Park, is available. 

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