To All Stakeholders Interested in Rehabilitation and Post Acute
You are invited to a meeting and webinar on Monday, July 29th
from 12:30 to 2:00 Eastern Time for all those who would like to learn more
about post-acute care policy issues.This educational session is intended
to assist you in providing meaningful comments to the recent bipartisan request
from the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees related to detailed
proposals to change Medicare post-acute care.(Please see attached Congressional
letter to stakeholders, comments for which are due on August 19th.)
View the Congressional letter to stakeholders.
It seems clear that Congress intends to offset the cost of the
physician fee schedule fix in a variety of ways, but Medicare post-acute care
is one of the biggest targets to emerge so far.Post-acute care
disproportionately impacts people with disabilities, injuries, illnesses and
chronic conditions.It is provided in a variety of settings and is
critical to returning people to health and function following illness and
The request for comments is extremely detailed and asks for
comment on a number of complex post-acute care topics such as bundling, the
Continuing Care Hospital concept, quality incentives, the CARE tool, and other
important issues.Presenters will include experts in this area from the
American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association, Patton Boggs, and the
Powers firm. AMRPA has graciously volunteered to sponsor the lunch.We
welcome your in-person attendance or your participation via webinar.
Powers Firm: 1501 M Street, N.W. Suite 700, Washington, DC. or via
July 29th from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Lunch for In-person Attendees: 12:00 Noon
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org and specify whether you will attend the meeting or
plan to participate via webinar.
Thank you and we look forward to your RSVP. Dial-in and webinar
instructions will be provided for attendees that cannot participate in person.
order to register for the webinar, please include the name and email address
for each attendee or group of attendees when you RSVP. The webinar software we
use will provide a unique webinar link for each attendee or group of people.