Public Meeting

January 14-15, 2021
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, MedPAC's January 2021 meeting will be held virtually via video conference on the GoToWebinar platform. See meeting agenda and details for links to register to attend.
The virtual meeting will be open to a limited number of public attendees. There are three separate sessions as indicated below. Given the limited number of registrants for each session, we request that you only sign up for the sessions you are able to attend.


Register for the Thursday, January 14 morning session (10:45AM to 12:45PM) by clicking here
Topics covered: Assessing payment adequacy and updating payments: Hospital inpatient and outpatient services and Mandated report: Expanding the post-acute transfer policy to hospice; Assessing payment adequacy and updating payments: Physician and other health professional services; Assessing payment adequacy and updating payments: Ambulatory surgical center services, Outpatient dialysis services, Hospice services; Assessing payment adequacy and updating payments: Skilled nursing facility services; home health agency services; inpatient rehabilitation facility services; long-term care hospital services



Register for the Thursday, January 14 afternoon session (1:45PM to 5:00PM) by clicking here
Topics covered: CMMI’s development and implementation of alternative payment models; Telehealth in Medicare after the public health emergency 


Register for the Friday, January 15 morning session (9:30AM to 1:15PM) by clicking here
Topics covered: The Medicare prescription drug program (Part D): Status report; Mandated report on the skilled nursing facility value-based purchasing program and proposed replacement; Medicare’s vaccine coverage and payment policies

Agenda

  • Assessing payment adequacy and updating payments: Hospital inpatient and outpatient services; and Mandated report: Expanding the post-acute transfer policy to hospice

    January 14, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
    Staff Contact: Alison Binkowski, Jeff Stensland, Dan Zabinski, Ledia Tabor, Carolyn San Soucie, Kim Neuman
  • Assessing payment adequacy and updating payments: Physician and other health professional services

    January 14, 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
    Staff Contact: Ariel Winter, Rachel Burton, Geoff Gerhardt, Ledia Tabor
  • Assessing payment adequacy and updating payments: Ambulatory surgical center services; Outpatient dialysis services; Hospice services

    January 14, 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
    Staff Contact: Dan Zabinski, Nancy Ray, Andy Johnson, Kim Neuman
  • Assessing payment adequacy and updating payments: Skilled nursing facility services; home health agency services; inpatient rehabilitation facility services; long-term care hospital services

    January 14, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
    Staff Contact: Carol Carter, Evan Christman, Jamila Torain, Kathryn Linehan
  • CMMI’s development and implementation of alternative payment models

    January 14, 1:45 PM - 3:30 PM
    Staff Contact: Geoff Gerhardt, Rachel Burton
  • Telehealth in Medicare after the public health emergency

    January 14, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Staff Contact: Ariel Winter, Ledia Tabor
  • The Medicare prescription drug program (Part D): Status report

    January 15, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Staff Contact: Shinobu Suzuki, Rachel Schmidt, Eric Rollins
  • Mandated report on the skilled nursing facility value-based purchasing program and proposed replacement

    January 15, 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
    Staff Contact: Carol Carter, Ledia Tabor, Sam Bickel-Barlow
  • Medicare’s vaccine coverage and payment policies

    January 15, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
    Staff Contact: Kim Neuman, Nancy Ray, Ledia Tabor

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