2019 Proposed Changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program

Product Id : HE46
Instructor : Jill M. Young
Sep 18, 2018 1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 60 Minutes

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Decode and Prepare for the Complex MPFS, QPP & Medicare Part B Revisions to Protect Your Lab’s Revenue

On July 12, 2018, the proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2019 was released by the CMS. The proposed rules will revise the current rates and policies pertaining to Medicare physicians and other Medicare professionals. It will also bring changes to Medicare Part B rates and policies and the Quality Payment Program (QPP) which implements the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models (APMs). This is the first year CMS has included updates to the QPP in the proposed fee schedule.

Your lab has less than 165 days to understand and make changes before you begin seeing the impact on your revenue. You must know what needs to be known and what actionable steps to take to respond to this “threat.”

You can register now to attend this Live Webinar by expert speaker, Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC, to get an insider’s perspective on the essential market intelligence and knowledge you need to respond before the changes takes effect from January 1, 2019.

Learning Objectives:

  • The proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2019
  • What do the various changes mean?
  • What is their impact to labs and pathology practices?
  • What are the changes that have the healthcare industry talking
  • Essential market intelligence and the knowledge you need to respond
  • And more….

Who will benefit:

  • Physicians
  • Practitioners
  • Physical therapists
  • Pathologists
  • Laboratory Administrators
  • CEO
  • Diagnostic Centers
  • Attorney/Counsels
Speaker Profile:

Jill M. Young, CPC, CEDC, CIMC is the Principal of Young Medical Consulting, LLC. A company founded 16 years ago to meet the education and compliance needs of physicians and their staff.

Jill has over 35 years of medical experience working in all areas of the medical practice including clinical, billing and rounding with physicians.  Her unique style of working with physicians is not only effective but helps bridge the gap between coders and physicians from a practical perspective. Her comments and opinions can be seen in several publications and also heard on a variety of audio-conferences.  Her background gives her a unique style of teaching using real life examples of coding and billing situations.

She hates boring lectures, so be prepared for a presentation that is fast paced and informative.  So sit back, listen take notes and be prepared to ask your questions at the end.


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