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CMS Announces OQR Webinar
MLN Connects Provider eNews Available
New NHSC Site Application Cycle Opens
Quality And Population Health
Staff Contact: Sherry Buschjost
The next outreach and education webinar for hospitals participating in the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program is scheduled Wednesday, April 20. The webinar, titled “Hospital OQR Imaging Efficiency Measures,” is offered at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration is required.
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the latest actions of agencies monitoring health care
Staff Contact: Andrew Wheeler
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issues updates to MLN Connects Provider eNews. eNews includes information about national provider calls, meetings, events, announcements and other MLN educational product updates. The latest issue provides updates and summaries of the following.
Staff Contact: Jim Mikes
The new site application cycle now is open for clinical practice sites interested in recruiting and retaining providers to underserved communities through the National Health Service Corps. Clinical sites located in a Health Professional Shortage Area may be eligible to become an NHSC approved site. A webinar is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, to assist interested applicants. The application cycle will close Tuesday, June 7.
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According to new research, overall tobacco use by middle and high school students has not changed since 2011.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention