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This is a can’t-miss conference for those who want to be part of an expanded educational program focused on the journey of transformation and recognition success.  Attend specialized tracks and network with high-level executives throughout the care delivery system.   
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Sunday, November 5 • 1:20pm - 2:20pm
Healthcare Policy Update: Controversies and Promises

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In today’s political climate, health policy is in an apparently constant state of flux, leading many practices to wonder where they stand within the healthcare system. What do the latest policies and reforms mean from a practical standpoint for the practicing PCMH or PCSP? Join our expert panel as they discuss the latest topics in healthcare policy, the promises made and controversies created, and what all of this really means for your practice. (UAN 0850-9999-17-042-L04-P)

Learning Objectives
  • State how the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) will affect PCMH and PCSP practices

  • Identify how clinicians move up from Fee-For-Service/Merit-Based Incentive Payment Systems to Alternative Payment Models

  • Outline tactics that practices can implement to prepare for upcoming policy changes

  • Discuss ways that practices can help influence the policy debate 

avatar for Michael S. Barr, MD, MBA, MACP

Michael S. Barr, MD, MBA, MACP

Executive Vice President, Quality Measurement & Research Group, National Committee for Quality Assurance
Michael S. Barr is a board-certified internist and Executive Vice President for the Quality Measurement & Research Group at NCQA. His portfolio at NCQA includes performance measurement development and testing, contract/grant management, research, and collaboration across NCQA on strategic... Read More →

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Paul Cotton

Director of Federal Affairs, National Committee for Quality Assurance

Shari M. Erickson, MPH

Vice President, Governmental and Medical Practice, American College of Physicians

Sunday November 5, 2017 1:20pm - 2:20pm EST