Quality Under the Affordable Care Act: Keys to Success Online Course

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Overview / Abstract:

Be in the forefront of medical practice as it changes under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Protect your practice and improve the health of both your patients and community in this new environment.

Now is the time to gain an in-depth understanding of what is required to be a successful practitioner under the ACA.

Understand what is being measured and how to demonstrate improved patient outcomes and health care practice value. Be among the leaders who have a winning Affordable Care Act-era practice.

*At the conclusion of the activity, attendees will be able to:

Identify quality measures to accurately reflect practitioner outcomes
Realize coding and documentation challenges for optimal reimbursement
Evaluate various evolving payment methodologies for the reimbursement of quality metrics, patient experience, and efficiency
Define areas of risk from the delivery of care, billing, and documentation perspectives in a changing medical-legal environment
Demonstrate how Physician Advisors are playing a significant leadership role in the drive for cost-effective health care
Recognize the role of the Accountable Care Organization in improving care quality for both inpatient and ambulatory settings
Describe emerging roles and opportunities for physician leaders and practical steps to prepare for leading change
Categorize new steps to improve population health, one patient and one community at a time
Demonstrate the value of the patient-centered medical home
Analyze the impact of inadequate and fragmented behavioral health care services


Mar 15, 2019







Credits / Hours

8 hours


ACCME, AOA, Florida Board of Nursing

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Ronald J. Rejzer, MD, CHCQM-PHYADV
Senior Vice President and Chief Physician Advisor - Parkland Health & Hospital System
President - American College of Physician Advisors

Howard Stein, DO, MHA, CHCQM
Associate Director of Medical Affairs and Physician Advisor - CentraState Medical Center

Kenneth P. Anderson, DO, MS, CPE
Chief Operating Officer - Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET)

Marie Cleary-Fishman, BSN, MS, MBA, CPHQ, CPPS, CHCQM
Vice President, Clinical Quality - Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET)

President Emeritus - St. Mary's Hospital, Wisconsin

Craig Tanio, MD
Chairman – Maryland Healthcare Commission

Christopher J. Laney, JD, CHCQM
Corporate Counsel - Baptist Health

Sam Antonios, MD, FACP, FHM, CCDS
Medical Director Information Systems - Via Christi Clinic

D. Keith Fernandez, MD
Senior Physician Executive – Privia Medical Management

Gary Kay, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology / Developer and Publisher - Georgetown University / CogScreen

Melinda Hancock, CPA, FHFMA
Partner - Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
National Chair - Healthcare Financial Management Association

Kenneth Davis, MD, MSc. HP&M, FACP
Former Chief Medical Officer - San Antonio Methodist Healthcare System
Judge - Baldrige National Quality Program

Paul Westbrook
Independent Consultant, Formerly Vice President of Patient Experience – Inova Health System

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Administration / Management, Case Management, Family Medicine, Government / Regulatory, Law / Legal, Managed Care, Psychiatry / Mental Health, Public Health / Community Health, Regulatory / Compliance / Risk Mgt, Reimbursement / Coding / Billing

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Keywords / Search Terms

American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) Accountable Care, Data Security, Physician Advisor, Utilization, Quality, ICD-10, Physician leadership, population health, medical home, quality indicators, reimbursement, Baldrige, quality improvement Live CE CME Seminar CE CME

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