Accreditation Information

CME

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Practice-based learning and improvement

Other

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 3.5 hours of participation.

Needs Statement

To prepare healthcare providers for the changes under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act and Value-Based Payment. There are significant changes to Medicare and Medicaid physician payments tied to quality and value starting in January, 2017. 

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
1. Explain the changes in health care reporting and reimbursements brought about by MACRA legislation
2. Identify who is supposed to participate in the Quality Payment Program
3. Determine how and what to report for the Quality Payment Program
4. Describe how to meet Advancing Care Information requirements
5. Discuss Medicaid and Hospital Meaningful Use
5. Cite the top HIPAA threats and success strategies for practices
6. Review how to improve performance and QPP score

Target Audience

Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse, Nurse APN, Certified Professional Coder, Dentist, Health Administrator, Health IT Professional, Insurance Professional/Associate, Psychologist, & Public Health Professional

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.