MACRA Program Rules in 2017: What You Need to Do to Avoid a Penalty in 2019

Pricing

ISMS members: Free
Non-ISMS members: $50.00

Course description

2017 is a key implementation period for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Medical practices must take action now to avoid financial penalties at a later date.

This program, developed and presented by ISMS’ Health Policy Research and Member Advocacy Division, will help define the essential elements of successful MACRA readiness.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the key features of the Quality Payment Program
  • Recognize the requirements associated with the two "payment pathways" — the Merit Based Incentive Payment Program and Alternative Payment Models
  • Learn options to avoid payment penalties in 2019

Disclosures

All faculty, content reviewers and planners who have had input into or contributed to the content have indicated they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial entities that may have an impact on the activity.

Target Audience

ISMS Members and their staff

Additional Information

Estimated time for completion: 
1 hour
Activity last reviewed: 
06/14/2017 - 4:30pm
Disclaimer: 

The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and health care providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Participation Credit
Course opens: 
12/13/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2018
Cost:
$50.00
Rating: 
5

Ken Ryan
Vice President, Member Advocacy
Illinois State Medical Society

Lila Valinoti
Director, Health Policy Research & Advocacy
Illinois State Medical Society

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Participation Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/13/2016
Course expires: 
12/31/2018

Price

Cost:
$50.00
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