NOSORH committees are great focal points for engaging in many NOSORH initiatives. Descriptions of all committees and contact information can be found on the NOSORH website.
Executive Committee –The committee met in March to plan for the follow up on the NOSORH strategy for 2019-2022, governance and committee structure and planning for the May, 2019 Board meeting.
Development- The Development Committee is actively working on the annual Sponsor Prospectus with a target distribution of mid-April. The Scope of Work and Compensation Survey Results can be found on the NOSORH website in the Members Only – Reports page. If you have interest in joining the Development Committee, please reach out to one of the committee co-chairs, Kylie Nissen or Graham Adams.
Policy Program Monitoring Team- The PPMT committee met on March 20th with a full agenda including a review of comments to CMS on the Hospital Star Rating system and a discussion on the new Medicare Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) model. More information on the ET3 model can also be found in the CMS Ambulance Open Door Forum. The next regular meeting of the PPMT committee will be Wednesday, April 24th at 3:00 pm ET. The comments submitted to CMS regarding the Hospital Star Rating can be found on NOSORH’s website, here.
JCREC- the members of the Joint Committee on Rural Emergency Care met last month to share organizational updates, discussed CMS/CMMI reimbursement changes relating to the ET3 and how to leverage National Rural Health Day to bring attention to rural EMS innovation and collaboration.