Reimbursement & Regulatory Update: Outpatient PPS Final Rule & PFS Proposed Rules 2-part Series

December 10-11, 2019 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM CST

Learn about the Medicare Annual Outpatient Prospective Payment System and other developments impacting hospital outpatient reimbursements that will take effect on January 1, 2020.

Medicare program reimbursement and payment regulations are continuously evolving. Every year the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes and then finalizes new payment rules for the Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System. Join QHR’s John Waltko, Vice President of Financial and Regulatory Reporting, as he explains and discusses the implications of these final reimbursement changes that affect hospital reimbursements from the Medicare program as well as compliance issues.

This 2-part webinar series will cover:

  • The Medicare program’s annual Proposed Outpatient Prospective Payment System update
  • Other select reimbursement and payment changes resulting from CMS policy directives will be highlighted, including:
    • Federal legislation
    • Landmark court decisions
    • Changes in policy by the CMS that affect Medicare program outpatient reimbursements
  • If finalized, the CMS provider-based shared space definition and how it affects provider-based clinics and departments of hospitals

Who should attend?

  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Senior Management Officers
  • Revenue Cycle and Reimbursement Professionals

Participants will

  • Understand and prepare for new payment policies and rules for outpatient services provided to Medicare patients that become effective on January 1, 2020
  • Understand CMS’ new Pricing Transparency requirements
  • Understand and prepare for other regulatory changes affecting reimbursements under the outpatient PPS
  • Understand new policy developments affecting provider-based designations and other special reimbursements such as pass-throughs, innovative devises, additions and deletions from the inpatient-only list


In order to be awarded the full credits, you must respond to the three polling questions asked during each program and complete the evaluation.

Participants will earn 1.0 CPE credit per session 

Field of Study:  Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites:  None

Who Should Attend:  Chief Financial Officers, Senior Management Officers, Revenue Cycle and Reimbursement Professionals

Advanced Preparation:  None

Program Level:  Basic

Delivery Method:  Group Internet Based

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If QLI cancels a live webinar program, refunds of the webinar registration fee will not be given. However, all current registrants at the time of cancellation will obtain a credit to be applied to a future live webinar program of their choice.

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Presenters for this event:

This event will feature some of the best and brightest we have to offer. Click on a presenter’s name to view their bio:

Vice President, Regulatory & Financial Reporting

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