Billing, Coding and Payment Reform

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Define the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).
2.Contrast the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and the Alternative Payment model payment tracks.
3. Analyze the criteria and benefits of participation in each payment track.
4. Chose the most appropriate “pick your pace” option for entrance into the MACRA QPP.
5. Develop a plan for positioning the practice for success in Medicare payment.
6. Discuss how to bill for chronic care management and for home health certification and care plan oversight.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
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Ariel Cole, MD, FAAFP, CMD, Director, Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Director, Family Medicine Residency, Florida Hospital, Orlando; Geriatric Medicine Clerkship Director, Florida State University College of Medicine Orlando campus; Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Winter Park, Florida

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

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