A few weeks ago, CMS announced $1 billion dollars in grants to organizations that are ready to adopt innovative new strategies and methods to promote delivery system reform.  The grants are called the “Health Care Innovation Challenge.”

Tuesday, CMS will be offering the third in a series of webinars on the topic to inform potential applicants on what they might do to better compete for the grant monies.  From the announcement:

“CMS Innovation Center staff will be presenting an explanation of “Total Cost of Care” and how potential applicants can demonstrate their path to achieving lower costs through improvement.

WHAT:            Health Care Innovation Challenge Webinar 3: “Achieving Lower Costs Through Improvement

WHEN:            Tuesday, December 13, 2011 @ 2-3pm EST

WEBCAST:     http://www.visualwebcaster.com/CMS/83924/reg.html

If participants are unable to hear the audio for the webinar via their computer speakers, and/or would prefer to listen via their telephone, please dial 877-261-8937 and enter code 31613148#.  *Reminder, participants will only be able to ask questions via chat feature online.”