MGMA Washington Update
- Learn about new or pending federal policy changes
- Understand how legislative and regulatory initiatives affect your daily work
- Identify resources available to assist you
In a climate of significant legislative and regulatory changes reshaping the healthcare landscape in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this timely program will present an update on the current state of federal healthcare policy impacting medical groups. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of these changes and their impact on the day-to-day activities of medical group practices, in addition to being directed to clarifying resources. Specific topics include proposed updates to the 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, quality payment programs, the status of COVID-19 relief programs, legislative issues, and a host of other timely issues.
- Proposed 2022 implementations details for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System and alternative payment models,
- Proposed 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule payment and policy changes,
- Key federal health policy issues, including compliance and health information technology related topics, and
- MGMA advocacy and resources for members
SPEAKER: Drew Voytal, Associate Director, Government Affairs
Drew serves as an Associate Director for MGMA Government Affairs in Washington DC. 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 around the country. He works closely with MGMA state affiliate chapters to organize grassroots efforts and is a frequent speaker at state and national meetings.
In addition to meeting with members and speaking at conferences, Drew manages education and outreach programs that inform MGMA members as well as policymakers in Congress and the administration.
Drew holds a Master of Public Administration with a Healthcare Administration focus and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, both from Western Michigan University.
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