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Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations Among Nursing Facility Residents Webinar

Posted on 4/2/2012 by NTOCC ®
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On Tuesday April 3rd, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Medicare-Medicaid Coordination Office and Innovation Center invite you to participate in a webinar to discuss the Initiative to Reduce Avoidable Hospitalizations Among Nursing Facility Residents. The webinar will provide an overview of the new Initiative and describe the application process for prospective participants.

Through the Initiative, CMS will support organizations that will partner with nursing facilities and States to provide coordinated, person-centered care for long-stay nursing facility residents who are enrolled in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Eligible organizations can include physician practices, care management organizations, and other entities. Both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations are eligible to apply. More information will be provided during the webinar.

On Tuesday, April 3, 2012, staff from MMCO and the Innovation Center will be hosting a webinar to provide an overview of the Initiative and application requirements.

  • Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2012
  • Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm Eastern Time
  • Call: 800-837-1935
  • Conference ID: 66913606

To submit questions in advance, please email: NFInitiative2012@cms.hhs.gov.

Additional information on this Initiative, including the solicitation and how to complete the Notification of Intent to Apply, can be found at: innovation.cms.gov/initiatives/rahnfr. Slides to be used for this webinar will be posted on this website the afternoon of April 2nd. Following the webinar, a recording and transcript will be made available at the same website in approximately a week.