On February 9, 2012, CMS will host a national provider call on the Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary Measure (MSPB).  The MSPB measure was finalized for inclusion in Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) program in the FY 2012 hospital inpatient prospective payment system final rule. The call will provide background information and discuss how the measure is calculated, including the approach to risk adjustment and payment standardization. Registration is required.