Notice of meetings.
This notice announces the 2019 meetings of the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC). These meetings will include deliberation and voting on Start Printed Page 67729proposals for physician-focused payment models (PFPMs) submitted by individuals and stakeholder entities. All meetings are open to the public.
The 2019 PTAC meetings will occur on the following dates:
- Monday-Tuesday, March 11-12, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
- Monday-Tuesday, June 17-18, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
- Monday-Tuesday, September 16-17, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
- Monday-Tuesday, December 9-10, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET
Please note that times are subject to change. If the times change, registrants will be notified directly via email.
All PTAC meetings will be held in the Great Hall of the Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20201.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sarah Selenich, Designated Federal Officer, (202) 690-6870.
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Agenda and Comments. PTAC will hear presentations on proposed PFPMs that have been submitted by individuals and stakeholder entities. Following each presentation, PTAC will deliberate on the proposed PFPM. If PTAC completes its deliberation, PTAC will vote on the extent to which the proposed PFPM meets criteria established by the Secretary of Health and Human Services and on an overall recommendation to the Secretary. Time will be allocated for public comments. The agenda and other documents will be posted on the PTAC section of the ASPE website, https://aspe.hhs.gov/ptac-physician-focused-payment-model-technical-advisory-committee, prior to the meeting. The agenda is subject to change. If the agenda does change, registrants will be notified directly via email, the website will be updated, and notification will be sent out through the PTAC email listserv (go to https://list.nih.gov/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A0=PTAC to subscribe).
Meeting Attendance. These meetings are open to the public. The public may attend in person, via conference call, or view the meeting via livestream at www.hhs.gov/live. The conference call dial-in information will be sent to registrants prior to the meeting. Space may be limited, and registration is preferred. Registration may be completed online at http://www.cvent.com/d/gbq2tg. Name, organization name, and email address are submitted when registering. Registrants will receive a confirmation email shortly after completing the registration process.
Special Accommodations. If sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed, please contact Angela Tejeda, no later than two weeks prior to the scheduled meeting. Please submit your requests by email to Angela.Tejeda@hhs.gov or by calling 202-205-8327.
Authority. 42 U.S.C. 1395(ee); Section 101(e)(1) of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015; Section 51003(b) of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. PTAC is governed by provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of federal advisory committees.
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Dated: December 19, 2018.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (HSP).
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