The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Intergovernmental Affairs will host an Oct. 22 webinar at 1 p.m. ET on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ recent guidance clarifying how the agency will implement its interim final rule that makes collecting and reporting COVID-19 data a condition of participation for hospitals that participate in Medicare.

The guidance includes new reporting requirements for hospitals, as well as enforcement provisions. Register for the webinar here. For more on the guidance, see the Oct. 6 AHA Special Bulletin.

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