Leadership Forum & Congressional Fly-In

As of January 10, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

7:15 AM – 8:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Welcome & Overview

Richard Kathrins, PhD, CEO, Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, and Chair, AMRPA Board of Directors

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM

State of the Field

Richard Kathrins, PhD, CEO, Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, and Chair, AMRPA Board of Directors

8:30 AM – 9:10 AM

Policy Headlines – Effect of the Administration’s Policies over the Past Year?

Carolyn C. Zollar, J.D., AMRPA Executive Vice President for Government Relations and Policy Development

9:10 AM – 9:45 AM

Preparing the Message to Your Elected Representatives

Martha Kendrick, J.D., Akin Gump

9:45 AM – 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Congressional Panel

10:45 AM – 11:15 PM

Congressional Representative

11:15 AM – 11:45 PM

James Mathews, Ph.D., Executive Director, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)

11:45 PM – 12:45 PM

David J. Shulkin, M.D., Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs

12:15 PM – 12:45 PM

White House Representative

12:45 PM – 1:15 PM

Boxed Lunch Available to Conference Attendees

1:15 PM

Leave for Capital Hill Meetings

6:00 PM

Reception at the Embassy Row Hotel

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

8:00 AM - 8:10 AM

Welcome

Richard Kathrins, PhD, CEO, Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, and Chair, AMRPA Board of Directors

8:10 AM – 8:40 AM

CMS Representative

8:40 AM – 9:40 AM

CMS Contractors and Their Role with Medical Rehabilitation Hospitals and Units

9:40 AM – 10:10 AM

Regulatory Issues and Perspectives: A View from CMS

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

The IMPACT Act and New Standardized Patient Assessment Data

Tara McMullen, PhD, Senior Analyst and Government Task Lead, Division of Chronic Post-Acute Care, CMS
Maria Orlando Edelen, PhD, Director of the IMPACT Act Standardized Patient Assessment Data Project, RAND Corporation

11:30 AM - 12:30 AM

IRF Quality Reporting Program

CMS Speakers

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Trends in IRF Data: What to Watch For and What to Do Now

Sam Fleming, Director, eRehabData®

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Richard Kathrins, PhD, CEO, Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation, and Chair, AMRPA Board of Director

2:15 PM

Adjourn and Leave for Capital Hill Visits
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