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Educational Resources

Want to know more about the ESRD QIP? CMS has a number of resources to help you. This page includes links to presentation materials from previous training sessions and fact sheets about CMS regulations. The materials are organized by the PY(s) to which the content referred, along with a miscellaneous section for content not aligned to a specific PY.

PY 2021 

CMS held a National Provider Call on February 22, 2018, about the Final Rule for CY 2018.

CMS held a Listening Session on July 26, 2017, about CMS's proposed rule for PY 2021.

PY 2020

CMS held a National Provider Call on January 17, 2017, about CMS’s final rule for PY 2020.

In August 2016, CMS posted materials about CMS’s proposed rule for PY 2020.

PY 2019

CMS released a fact sheet on January 4, 2017, that summarizes all PY 2019 program details.

CMS held a National Provider Call on January 19, 2016, about CMS's final rule for PY 2019.

CMS held a National Provider Call on July 29, 2015, about CMS's proposed rule for PY 2019.

PY 2018

CMS held a webinar on July 10, 2017, about the Preview Period for PY 2018.

CMS released a fact sheet on December 30, 2015, that summarizes all PY 2018 program details.

CMS held a National Provider Call on January 21, 2015, about the final rule for PY 2017 and PY 2018.

CMS held a National Provider Call on July 23, 2014, about CMS's proposed rule for PY 2017 and PY 2018.

PY 2017

CMS held a National Provider Call on August 2, 2016, about the Preview Period for PY 2017.

 CMS held a National Provider Call on January 21, 2015, about the final rule for PY 2017 and PY 2018.

CMS released a fact sheet on January 7, 2015, that summarizes all PY 2017 program details.

CMS held a National Provider Call on July 23, 2014, about CMS's proposed rule for PY 2017 and PY 2018.

PY 2016

CMS held a National Provider Call on December 9, 2015, about accessing reporting documents for PY 2016.

CMS held a National Provider Call on July 9, 2015, about the Preview Period for PY 2016.

CMS held a National Provider Call on July 8, 2015, about training facility users for the ESRD QIP system.

CMS held a National Provider Call on January 15, 2014, about the final rule for PY 2016.

CMS released a fact sheet on November 22, 2013, that summarizes all PY 2016 program details.

CMS held a National Provider Call on August 14, 2013, about CMS's proposed rule for PY 2016.

PY 2015

CMS held a National Provider Call on July 16, 2014, about the Preview Period for PY 2015.

CMS held a National Provider Call on March 13, 2013, about CMS's final rule for PY 2015.

CMS released a fact sheet on February 4, 2013, that summarizes all PY 2015 program details.

CMS held a Special Open Door Forum on July 19, 2012, about CMS's proposed rule for PY 2015.

PY 2014

CMS held a National Provider Call on August 7, 2013, about the Preview Period for PY 2014.

CMS released a fact sheet on February 4, 2013, that summarizes all PY 2014 program details.

CMS held a Special Open Door Forum on February 2, 2012, about CMS's final rule for PY 2013 and 2014.

PY 2013

CMS released a fact sheet on February 4, 2013, that summarizes all PY 2013 program details.

CMS held a Special Open Door Forum on June 21, 2012, about the Preview Period for PY 2013.

CMS held a Special Open Door Forum on February 2, 2012, about CMS's final rule for PY 2013 and 2014.

PY 2012

CMS released a fact sheet on February 1, 2013, that summarizes all PY 2012 program details.

CMS released a fact sheet on December 15, 2011, about PY 2012 results.

CMS held a Special Open Door Forum on July 14, 2011, about the Preview Period for PY 2012.

 

Other Materials

On June 28, 2016, CMS held a webinar describing the CMS ESRD Measures Manual, as well as the JIRA platform on which the public may suggest non-substantive, technical changes.

CMS has summarized the program in documents comparing several payment years.

CMS periodically updates a comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions file.  

CMS has presented several times at the CMS Quality Conference (formerly known as the QualityNet Conference) normally held each December in Baltimore, Maryland.