Objective: Dr. Michael Marron-Stearns, CPC, CFPC, MD, Founder and CEO of Apollo HIT, LLC will provide an in depth dive into the new world of MACRA. CMS issued a final rule on October 14, 2016 that puts MACRA, the Medicare Access and CHIP(Children’s Hospital Insurance Program) Reauthorization Act into practice effective January 1, 2017. This webinar will provide you with the key components of MACRA for successful implementation in your clinic or hospital. The overall goal of MACRA is to switch from a fee for service payment model to a value and quality based payment model. There is significant financial incentives as well as penalties for not complying with MACRA. With 2017, right around the corner, now is the time to begin your preparations for redefined Medicare payments in the future. This webinar will provide you with a foundation to understand what is required and assist you in planning to meet these requirements.
Presenter: Dr. Michael Marron-Stearns, CPC, CFPC, MD
Recommended Attendees: Physician practices, including clinic managers, coding and billing staff. Hospitals who employee and bill for physicians, physicians assistants, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and/or nurse anesthetists. This would include ER physicians, Pathologists, Hospitalists.
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