Upcoming Presentations

Improvement Activities and APM Participation: Finding the Value in MIPS

An Office Hours Special Session

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

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Join us as IPRO’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) Support Team, clinicians, practice managers and leaders explain how to leverage the Improvement Activity performance category to support your practice’s goals. Special Guest, Dr. Debra Karnasiewicz, leader of the Empire State Health Partners ACO and a practicing clinician in a multi-specialty practice, will share her successes leveraging quality initiatives such as PCMH and the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). You will hear how the MIPS design is financially and clinically integrated and can be used to improve clinical outcomes for your patients and help prepare a practice for involvement in Alternative Payment Models (APMS).

Our panel of expert Clinical Practice Advisors and Dr. Karnasiewicz will discuss:

  • How MIPS can help improve clinical outcomes for your patients.
  • How to choose Improvement Activities that align with APM involvement.
  • How practices may benefit from MSSP Track 1 involvement.

Join us to learn how to succeed in MIPS and obtain a positive payment adjustment.

Timelines and Deadlines for QPP 2019 Performance Year

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

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Being aware of the timelines and deadlines for QPP and any revisions to the performance categories, data collection, and submission requirements are important for successful participation in the program. This webinar will highlight timelines, deadlines and any updates for QPP 2019 and list steps you can take to prepare for reporting.

CMS LAN Webinar: How to Succeed in the Promoting Interoperability Category for Solo and Small Group Practices

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

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Thursday, June 20, 2019 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT

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Understanding the Promoting Interoperability (PI) category with the new scoring and measurement policies can be challenging for clinicians in small practices. In addition, with many small practices having limited electronic health record technology resources, earning a good score may seem difficult. This event will help small practices understand PI scoring, what is needed to meet the 2019 Objectives and Measures, how to maximize limited resources while improving the care of your patients, and how to earn the best PI score possible. A panel of experts who regularly work with small practices will explain PI objectives and measures, discuss options for submitting your PI data, offer advice on how to align strategies for earning a good score with your efforts to provide better patient care, and explain when reweighting is an option for this performance category.

QPP/MIPS Office Hours

Multiple Sessions (see below)

Held on Tuesdays, an open Q and A (not a formal presentation) hosted by IPRO’s Quality Payment Program Support Team members to discuss and help resolve clinicians and practices questions about MIPS, APMS and the Quality Payment Program in general. Come prepared with questions for our highly knowledgeable QPP Support Team.

May 21, 2019 12pm-1pm

May 28, 2019 12pm-1pm

June 11, 2019 12pm-1pm

June 18, 2019 12pm-1pm

June 25, 2019 12pm-1pm

July 23, 2019 12pm-1pm

August 20, 2019 12pm-1pm

September 10, 2019 12pm-1pm

Past Presentations

To access prerecorded webinars on MIPS topics, please click here or email bpinga@ipro.org

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