December 18–19, 2017 Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) Meeting

Washington, District of Columbia
December 18–19, 2017 Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) Meeting

Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Great Hall
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, District of Columbia 20201
United States


The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) was established by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). The Committee meets publicly to review Medicare physician-focused payment model proposals, prepare comments and recommendations regarding whether such models meet criteria established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, and submit such comments and recommendations to the Secretary.

Registration for PTAC meetings is preferred. Please note that you may participate in person, via live video streaming, or via our teleconference line.

Please click Register Now to begin your registration. You will receive an email with your meeting registration confirmation.

SCHEDULED MEETING TIMES (Meeting times are estimated and are subject to change.)

Monday, December 18, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Please see the agenda page for additional information.


All Committee meetings include opportunities for public comment for participants joining in person or via teleconference. Advance registration is preferred. If you would like to make a public comment, please click Register Now to begin your registration, and use the designated section in the registration form to submit your request. You may also register to make a public comment the day of the event. If you are attending the meeting in person, please visit the registration/information desk at the meeting to sign-up. If you are participating via teleconference, please inform the operator that you wish to participate in the public comment period. The operator will ask for your name and organization. Participants will be called to speak based on the order the request is received. To accommodate as many participants as possible, comments will be limited to three minutes.


Participants who would like to join the meeting via teleconference are requested to register. Please click Register Now to begin your registration.

The teleconference dial-in number is 1-888-225-7848 (the same line will be used for both days).


Participants who would like to join the meeting via live video stream are requested to register. Please click Register Now to begin your registration. The PTAC meeting livestream will be available at at the time of the meeting. Video recordings of the meeting will be added to the PTAC website when available.


Presentation materials will be sent by email to registrants at the start of each meeting day and will also be posted in the space below each morning.

If you have any questions regarding registration or logistics, please contact us at, or by telephone at 301-628-3157.



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