• Advisor Live Webinar: Reviewing the FY2018 Medicare IPPS/Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) PPS Final Rule
    August 17, 2017
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its fiscal year (FY) 2018 Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System (PPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) PPS final rule.

Join this live discussion from 2 – 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 17, to learn about the quality measurement and payment policy changes in this rule.

Topics of discussion include, but are not limited to:  

  • Operating and capital payment rate updates
  • Documentation and coding adjustment
  • Outlier payments
  • Medicare disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payments
  • Updates to the VBP, readmission reduction, and hospital-acquired condition reduction programs
  • Inpatient Quality Reporting changes
  • Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program
  • Long-term care hospital payment and quality changes

This Advisor Live® presentation is open to the public.

When: Thursday, August 17 at 2 p.m.


  • Danielle Lloyd, M.P.H., vice president, policy and advocacy, deputy director, DC office, Premier Inc.
  • Aisha Pittman, M.P.H., senior director, quality policy and analysis, Premier Inc.
  • Kellie Webb, M.B.A., director, payment policy and analysis, Premier Inc.

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