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Get the Breakdown on How Costs Are Measured Under MIPS

8/9/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Koryn Rubin Some big changes are taking effect in one of the performance categories under MIPS. The cost category is now affecting your MIPS score differently, and here to make sure you don’t fall behind is Koryn Rubin, Assistant Director of Federal Affairs at the American Medical Association.

Duration:00:10:59

Work in a Hospital? Here’s What You Need to Know About MACRA

7/26/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Carol Vargo, MHS Amid all the changes to quality reporting under MACRA, many hospital-based physicians are unsure about what effects, if any, there will be to their employment and compensation. Luckily, there are experts to help break down everything from performance-based changes to compensation accuracy, and providing a how-to guide for navigating the Quality Payment Program in the hospital setting is Carol Vargo, Director of Physician Practice...

Duration:00:09:29

What is a Virtual Group Under MACRA & Should You Join One?

7/12/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Even though more and more physicians are becoming aware of the option to participate in the Quality Payment Program as a virtual group, many still may not have all the details needed to decide whether this is right for them—or how they can even go about joining one. To help clarify the confusion, Dr. Matt Birnholz is joined by Ashley McGlone, Washington Counsel for the AMA.

Duration:00:08:29

How Physician-Focused APMs Aim to Overcome Challenges

6/28/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Alternative Payment Models, or APMs, were introduced as a way to reduce costs and improve patient care, but physicians have been slow to adopt this model. To address this issue, Dr. Matt Birnholz connects with Harold Miller, President and CEO of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, who provides the details that physicians need to know regarding APMs and why Physician-Focused Payment Models could be the solution.

Duration:00:13:29

The Quality Payment Program in 2019: What to Know About Upgrading Your EHR

6/15/2018
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Host: Shira Johnson, MD If you’re planning on participating in the Quality Payment Program in 2019, you may be wondering what you can—and should—be doing now to prepare for upgrading your electronic health records, or how this update could affect your computers and networks. If so, you’re not alone. To help guide you through this process, Dr. Shira Johnson is joined by two AMA staff—Senior Health IT Consultant Matt Reid and Assistant Director of Federal Affairs Laura Hoffman—who answer...

Duration:00:14:29

What Are Your Quality Reporting Options?

5/31/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD With more and more physicians wondering what the new individual and group reporting measures mean for them and their practice, Dr. Matt Birnholz sat down with Koryn Rubin, Assistant Director of Federal Affairs at the American Medical Association, to break down these options.

Duration:00:13:29

How Small Practices Can Comply with MIPS Quality Reporting Requirements

2/2/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Richard Deem With the advent of the Medicare Quality Payment Program, there are notable practice changes for clinicians. What do these changes mean for you and your practice? To examine the issues and opportunities, host Dr. Matt Birnholz welcomes Richard Deem who is the Senior Vice President of Advocacy at AMA. Mr. Deem will explain how these changes affect small practices in particular, and what physicians in these practices need to know in order to succeed.

Duration:00:09:59

The Technical Assistance You’ll Need for the Quality Payment Programs Changes

2/2/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD New rules issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are providing physicians with a smoother transition to the Quality Payment Program, or QPP. One critical part of this support involves technical assistance programs, which provide information and resources to physicians during and after this transition. Host Dr. Matt Birnholz talks with Dr. Edward Sobel and Ms. Temaka Williams about what technical assistance is available to physicians navigating the...

Duration:00:11:29

AMA President Answers Top Questions About the Quality Payment Program

1/23/2018
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: David Barbe, MD New rules issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are intending to provide physicians with a smoother transition to the Quality Payment Program (or QPP). But understanding just what these changes are within a system of this size and magnitude can be challenging. Host Dr. Matt Birnholz and AMA President Dr. David Barbe discuss what these new regulations will mean to your practice. Dr. Barbe is a board-certified family...

Duration:00:20:59