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MIPS and Quality Payment Programs Made Easy

New MIPS Participation & Scoring Guidance
• March 31 positive adjustment deadline approaching
• Learn how to qualify for up to five bonus points
• New resources for QPP eligibility & exemptions

QPP Year 2 includes new incentives and more flexibility to help reduce provider burden.

5 Reasons to Attend
  1. Care data submission deadline is 3/31/18 to qualify for a possible MIPS positive payment adjustment.
  2. Receive guided instruction and MIPS scoring methods with examples. 
  3. If your practice has been a high MU performer, you may need to reevaluate performance status under MIPS.
  4. Review quality measures as compared to national benchmarks.
  5. Learn about the Five-Star Quality Rating System and the Physician Compare website.
Get the latest information on expanded MIPS participation opportunities.

Class Highlights
  • Review the Final 2018 rule for the Quality Payment Program (QPP).
  • Learn how provider quality and cost rankings affect your reimbursement in 2019 and beyond.
  • Find out how to raise the performance threshold to 15 points in year 2 (from three points in the transition year).
  • Expanded options introduced for provider participation in Advanced APMs include bonus points for small practices and for treatment of complex patients.
  • New bonus points for 15 or fewer clinician groups, including an exclusion for individual MIPS-eligible clinicians or groups with less than or equal to $90K in Part B allowed charges, or less than or equal to 200 Part B beneficiaries. 
  • A new option designed to help clinicians and small, rural practices take on shared responsibility for value-based payments.
  • Virtual groups may also qualify for incentive points under the Quality performance category.
  • Learn the role of patient engagement and technology for reimbursement under MACRA
  • Take an interactive tour of the Physician Compare website to view performance measures.
  • Practices impacted by the recent hurricanes may qualify for a new hardship exemption.
  • Practices currently using the Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT) can continue in year two, but only 2015 CEHRT practices will receive the bonus.

Who Should Attend
Medical Office Managers, Providers, Consultants, and Compliance Officers will all benefit from this program.

Prerequisites
This is an intermediate-level course. Content assumes knowledge of medical office reimbursement.

What to Bring
A course manual is provided with helpful tools and links for use beyond the classroom. No additional materials are required.

Practice Management Institute® (PMI) teaches physicians and their staffs how to properly navigate complex health care issues and secure every dollar rightfully due. PMI programs focus on solutions for coding, reimbursement, compliance and practice productivity. These training programs have been hosted in leading hospitals, medical societies and colleges across the U.S. for more than 30 years.

PMI awards certification by exam in four administrative areas:
  Certified Medical Coder (CMC)®
  Certified Medical Insurance Specialist (CMIS)®
  Certified Medical Office Manager (CMOM)®
  Certified Medical Compliance Officer (CMCO)®

Program Schedule

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  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

    PMI CEU APPROVED Earn 3 PMI CEUs for attendance at this program. Practice Management Institute grants CEUs for its certified professionals based on total number of instructional hours (1 CEU per hour of classroom instruction). CEUs may be applied to annual recertification requirements, as directed in the certification renewal requirements for your credential(s).

    If you are seeking CEU credits for other certifications or organizations, please contact your organization for pre-approval and credit guidelines. A certificate of attendance will be provided.


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