MACRA Applications & Implications Part 2:  The Final Rule

Date:  Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Time:  10–11:30 a.m.
CPE Credit:  Up to 1.5 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Presenters:  Mark Blessing

Mark Blessing

Managing Director

Health Care Performance Advisory Services

Health Care

200 E. Main Street, Suite 700
Fort Wayne, IN 46802-1900

Fort Wayne

 & Zach Remmich

Zach Remmich

Managing Consultant

Health Care Performance Advisory Services

Health Care

201 N. Illinois Street, Suite 700
P.O. Box 44998
Indianapolis, IN 46244-0998 (46204)


Join BKD for a complimentary webinar outlining the effects of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) final rule, examining the proposed rule’s changes and exploring the implications. Learn the follow-up steps necessary to position your organization for success within this new reimbursement model. In addition, gain an understanding of the key dates outlined in the final rule and how to determine if you qualify for Merit-Based Incentive Payment System or an Alternative Payment Model under MACRA.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the implications of the MACRA physician reimbursement changes
  • Recognize follow-up steps necessary for successfully positioning group practices under the new reimbursement model
  • Describe and identify effective strategies to engage physician practices


CPE Information

Audience:  CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, physicians, attorneys, physician practice leadership, finance directors, quality directors and reimbursement directors
Program Level:  Intermediate
Delivery Method:  Group Internet-Based
Advance Preparation:  None
Prerequisites:  Participants should have a general understanding of quality reporting, value-based purchasing and Medicare payment systems. Participants also should possess a basic understanding of the proposed MACRA reimbursement rule.
Refund Policy:  There is no fee associated with this webinar.


Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, contact us at training@bkd.com or 800.472.2745.


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