Provider reimbursement change is coming, and it will start before we know it on January 1st, 2017. With a new rubric for reimbursement around the corner, many healthcare organizations are scratching their heads trying to ascertain how to participate in this new system. In this presentation, Kathryn Ayers Wickenhauser, MBA, CHTS, will review the recently released proposed rule on MIPS, what it means for your practice, and how to act now if you would like to create change in these regulations before they are finalized.
Attendees will learn:
- The proposed structure of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment Systems Program
- The current timeline of transitioning to value-based reimbursement in 2019 based off of 2017 data
- What you can do to begin preparing now
- How to provide feedback on the proposed regulations by the deadline of June 27th
About Our Speaker:
Kathryn Ayers Wickenhauser, MBA, CHTS
As the Meaningful Use/HIPAA Compliance Expert at DataFile Technologies, Kathryn Ayers Wickenhauser is a sought after speaker, trainer, consultant and thought leader on a broad range of topics. Kathryn enjoys sharing practical advice and best practices with healthcare professionals, including office managers, administrators, HIM managers, compliance officers, healthcare providers and office staff.
With a passion to assist providers and their organizations through healthcare reform hurdles, she’s coached more than 3,000 providers to earn in excess of $45 million in government healthcare incentives and avoid more than $20 million in costly financial penalties. Additionally, in light of recent Meaningful Use Audits, Kathryn has coached nearly 50 providers of varying specialties through successful responses to their corresponding Audits and retaining their MU funds.
Prior to joining DataFile, Wickenhauser had first-hand experience in ambulatory practices, medical research settings and providing user training for EHR systems. Because of her varied background, Kathryn has unique knowledge about modern healthcare challenges.
This webinar is a member benefit for all MGMA-MO members. Members, register today!