CMS Open Door Forum: Ambulatory Surgery Center Value Based Purchasing Report to Congress

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a Special Open Door Forum to solicit comments from ambulatory surgery centers, hospitals, physicians, physician associations, consumer groups, and all others interested in the development of the plan for implementing value-based purchasing in ASCs. CMS is seeking stakeholder input on a number of topics including: development of measures of quality and efficiency; reporting, collection, and validation of quality data; structure of value-based payment adjustments; and methods for public disclosure of the information.

The forum will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2010 from 3:30pm-5pm ET.  To participate dial Dial: 1-800-837-1935 Conference ID 13795147.


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