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ESRD QIP: Proposed Rule for Payment Year 2019
End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Time:    2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern Time

CMS hosts an MLN Connects® National Provider Call on the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP), a pay-for-performance quality initiative that ties a facility's quality scores to a payment percentage reduction over the course of a Payment Year (PY). This call will focus on the upcoming ESRD Prospective Payment System (PPS) proposed rule, which would operationalize the ESRD QIP in PY 2019. A question and answer session follows the presentation.


  • ESRD QIP legislative framework
  • Proposed measures, standards, scoring methodology, and payment reduction scale for PY 2019
  • Methods for reviewing and commenting on the proposed rule.

Target Audience: Dialysis clinics and organizations, nephrologists, hospitals with dialysis units, billers/coders, and quality improvement experts.  

Call Materials: 
Slide Presentation [PDF, 2MB]

Audio Recording [ZIP, 10MB]

Written Transcript [PDF, 326KB]

To register for an MLN Connects Call, please visit the MLN Connects Event Registration website.

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For More Information: 
For more information, please visit the ESRD QIP website.