Capitalizing on proposed CY21 updates to CMS's Quality Payment Program
As CMS continues to advance the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for physicians and practitioners, proposed changes are affecting both the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs). With CMS expanding and adding APMs, providers should consider their options under the evolving program.
Original Live Webinar Date: 10/20/20
Overview of CMS's mandatory models for radiation oncology, ESRD care
On Sept. 18, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced two new mandatory models. The radiation oncology (RO) model provides bundled payments during 90-day episode of care to participating radiotherapy providers and suppliers furnishing radiotherapy for 16 different cancer types. The ESRD Treatment Choices (ETC) model incorporates payment adjustments to encourage home dialysis and kidney transplantation. Both models are mandatory for selected participants and will start on Jan. 1, 2021. The presenters for this webinar will provide an overview of both models including key details on the challenges hospitals and physician organizations will face and provides new insights into clinical documentation.
Original Live Webinar Date: 10/19/20
Pricing transparency: Solving for shoppable services
During this presentation, learn about the growing trends that are driving transparency in the healthcare setting. Specfically, gain insighty into the shoppable services portion of the latest CMS mandate, breaking down the requirement to ensure clarity and understanding of "next steps" needed to ensure their facility is compliant.
Original Live Webinar Date: 8/25/20
COVID-19 ready: Northwestern Medicine transforms procure-to-pay
Northwestern Medicine is an integrated healthcare system that is constantly growing with new patient treatments and facility acquisition to provide the most advanced health care to the communities and patients they serve. With healthcare's strict policies, Northwestern needs to ensure compliance as they onboard and manage suppliers to deliver these critical services.
Unfortunately, this process was layered in paper and manual tasks Amy Platis, Program Director of Finance, APM at Northwestern Medicine, set out to digitally transform Northwestern's procure-to-pay operations with apexportal. And, in the process, made her team ready for the disruption that COVID-19 would cause to her team and the communities that Northwestern serves.
Original Live Webinar Date: 8/18/20