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AANEM News Express

LEARN More about Medicare’s Quality Payment Program

11/2/2016
 
AANEM policy staff is continuing to work on resources to assist AANEM members in their transition to Medicare’s Quality Payment Program (QPP), created as a result of the MACRA legislation enacted by Congress in April 2015. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released their final rule implementing the QPP, which is set to take effect on January 1, 2017.
 
Both CMS and the American Medical Association (AMA) have created extensive materials that are available on their websites:
 
·         CMS
·         AMA
 
In addition to written materials, both CMS and the AMA are hosting upcoming webinars for physicians. The AMA is also hosting some in-person educational sessions:
 
Click for CMS webinar
 
AMA webinars:
 
Monday, Nov. 21, 7– 8:30 PM eastern                          
Registration
 
Thursday, Dec. 1 – 6:30 – 9 PM eastern                      
Atlanta regional seminar (streaming and webinar)
Cobb Galleria Center- Atlanta, Georgia
Registration
 
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 8:00 – 9:30 PM eastern
Registration
 
Saturday, Dec. 10, 9 -11:30 AM pacific                                    
San Francisco regional seminar (streaming and webinar)
Marriot Marquis - San Francisco, CA
Registration
 
You can find general information about the QPP (based on the proposed rule) at the AANEM website – here. Check back regularly as the AANEM website will be updated with material on the final rule as it is developed.  Please contact policy@aanem.org with any questions or concerns.
 


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