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Program Book

Tuesday, February 6

Tuesday, February 6 7:00- 8:00am NASL Breakfast Sponsored by Dolley Madison Foyer 7:00am- 4:00pm Registration Open Dolley Madison Foyer 8:00-10:30- am NASL Medical Services Committee Meeting RCS-1 Insights Medicare Part B Therapy Cap Status New PT and OT Evaluation CPT Codes – NASL Survey Therapy Discipline Panel Panelists: Dolley Madison Ballroom Justin Elliott, Vice President, Government Affairs, APTA Kara Gainer, JD, Director Regulatory Affairs, APTA Ingrida Lusis, Director of Federal & Political Advocacy, ASHA (not pictured) Timothy Nanof, MSW, Director Health Care Policy & Advocacy, ASHA Heather Parsons, Director of Federal Affairs, AOTA Sharmila Sandhu, JD, Director Regulatory Affairs, AOTA See pp 10-11 for full agenda. All are encouraged to attend. **Approved for 2.0 CEU credits.** Sponsored by 10:30- 11:00am Networking Break Sponsored by Dolley Madison Foyer 6 NASL 2018 Winter Conference

11:00am- 12:00pm IQIES – CMS’ New Platform for Quality Improvement Reporting You’re not the only one looking at health IT innovations. Be the first to hear from CMS about plans to completely overhaul the current Quality Improvement & Evaluation System (QIES) and Automated Survey Processing Environment (ASPEN) systems used for data submission and reporting. CMS is taking a User Centered Design (UCD) approach in creating this new platform and NASL is getting a chance to weigh in first on what works. Shamier V. Casselle, Program Analyst Division of Quality Systems for Assessments and Surveys, Information Services Group, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, CMS Elizabeth McKenna, Social Science Research Analyst Division of Quality Systems for Assessments and Surveys, Information Services Group, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, CMS Dolley Madison Ballroom 12:00- 1:00pm NASL Luncheon Sponsored by Mount Vernon Room :15-3:15pm NASL IT Committee Meeting The IMPACT Act Measures and CMS Data Element Library Beth Connor, MS, RN, Nurse Consultant, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Beth Connor is a Nurse Consultant at the CMS, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) in the Division of Chronic and Post-Acute Care (DCPAC), and serves as the government task lead for the development of the CMS Assessment Data Element Library (DEL), supporting the implementation of the IMPACT Act to make post-acute care assessment data standardized and interoperable for health information exchange. She is an experienced Registered Nurse, with a background in Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care, and is committed to improving the health of our nation through the use of health information technologies. Net Neutrality and Telehealth Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) Ted Prettyman, Director, Sims Strategies Ted Prettyman is best known for his knowledge of Congress and health policy. He works with clients to meet their lobbying, strategy, and analytical needs. Dolley Madison Foyer 7 NASL 2018 Winter Conference