2020 Medicare Outlook - on demand

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Medicare Payment Policies



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Registration includes the recorded webinar, held Dec. 5, 2019 and the exam that allows you to claim continuing education credit. This webinar is eligible for ACMPE and CEU credit. 

Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement changes to Medicare physician payment, including reimbursement updates and changes to value-based initiatives.

Join MGMA government affairs staff for a preview of what to look for in 2020. Attendees will gain insights about payment and documentation changes for E/M office visits, updates to care management services, Medicare telehealth updates, and other physician payment issues. Additionally, the “2020 Medicare Outlook” will provide details about Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) reporting requirements and alternative payment model (APM) participation options for 2020, including MGMA’s continuing efforts to improve both tracks and reduce the regulatory burden on physician group practices.

This 75-minute webinar will provide you with the knowledge to:
  • Examine Medicare payment policies in the 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
  • Breakdown MIPS reporting and APM participation options in 2020
  • Discover MGMA’s current advocacy priorities
  • Point out additional MGMA resources available to assist you

ACMPE: 1.25

CEU: 1.25

Continuing Education Information

Delivery method: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Learning level: Intermediate – Education that builds on a basic curriculum, designed to improve your ability to analyze and apply skills learned to a topic or knowledge area.
Learning format: Traditional  
Prerequisites: A basic understanding of the topic or knowledge area.
Advance preparation: None
Duration: 60 minutes

Claiming Credit

If you wish to claim the following credit, you must first attend the webinar, then pass the associated exam with a score of 80% or higher. 
  • ACMPE, medical practice administrators in certification and Fellowship through ACMPE
    • Exam must be completed no later than: Dec. 5, 2021
  • CEU, generic continuing education unit
    • Exam must be completed no later than: Dec. 5, 2021

Official Continuing Education Statements and Availability

American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)

This program is approved for ACMPE continuing education hours. A cumulative total of 50 ACMPE continuing education credit hours is among the requirements for attaining the Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) credential. To maintain CMPE or Fellow status, you must earn 50 hours of qualifying credit hours every three years, of which 30 hours must come from MGMA national, state or local offerings, including 12 from a live learning event.

Learn more about the ACMPE certification program.

One ACMPE credit is earned for every 60 minutes of educational content, rounded down to the nearest 0.25.


Continuing Education Units (CEU)

A certificate of attendance will be provided to healthcare professionals requesting generic CEUs for professional development, certifications through other professional associations or specialty societies.

One generic CEU credit is earned for every 60 minutes of educational content, rounded down to the nearest 0.25.

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest

MGMA requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in the position to control the content of this activity to disclosure any real or apparent conflicts of interact (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI’s are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to MGMA policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participates prior to the start of each activity.

Mollie Gelburd

Mollie Gelburd, JD

Associate Director, Government Affairs, MGMA

Mollie Gelburd serves as a member liaison for MGMA Government Affairs and has broad expertise in the details of federal legislative and regulatory issues and their impact on group practices. She coordinates Association grassroots efforts and is a frequent speaker at MGMA state and national meetings.

Previously, she worked as an attorney advisor at the Social Security Administration. Mollie earned a law degree from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and a bachelor's degree in political science from Radford University.

Drew Voytal

Drew Voytal, MPA

Associate Director, Government Affairs, MGMA

Drew Voytal is an associate director for MGMA Government Affairs in Washington, D.C. In his primary role as a government affairs member liaison, he works to inform membership of the federal rules and regulations impacting medical group practices nationwide. He works closely with MGMA state affiliate chapters to organize grassroots efforts and is a frequent speaker at state and national meetings.

When he is not meeting with members or speaking at conferences, Drew manages programs that create learning resources for MGMA members, as well as policymakers in Congress and the administration.

Drew has a bachelor’s in political science and a master’s in public administration, with a healthcare administration focus, from Western Michigan University.

This webinar consisted of a 60-minute presentation, interactive polls and a question-and-answer session. You will receive informational emails with log-in instructions, handout materials and the recording.

Technical requirements

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View the technical requirements page for mobile device information as well as operating system, browser and software requirements.

This is a member-exclusive webinar. There is no registration or exam fee.

On Demand Cancellation Policy

If for any reason MGMA must cancel this on-demand program prior to the expected expiration date, MGMA will notify participants by email of the cancellation no less than five business days prior to the cancellation.

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Complaint resolution policy
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