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Register for the webinar, held on July 29, 2021, at 1 pm ET (12 pm CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT). This webinar is eligible for ACMPE, ACHE, CME, CPE (live only) and CEU credit. This webinar will be made available as a recording.
Join MGMA Government Affairs staff for our mid-year policy update and review current federal policies and their impact on group practices. Attendees will learn about new and upcoming Medicare payment and quality rules, the status of federal COVID-19 relief programs, and the latest on MGMA’s advocacy and member engagement. Pose questions to MGMA Government Affairs about what matters to you most.
This 60-minute webinar will provide you with the knowledge to:
- Identify federal legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting medical group practices
- Recognize MGMA’s current advocacy priorities
- Locate additional resources available to assist you
Continuing Education Information
Delivery method: Internet Live Course
Learning level: Beginner – Education designed to provide a general understanding of a topic or knowledge area.
Learning format: Traditional
Advance preparation: None
Duration: 60 minutes
Claiming Credit: If you wish to claim continuing education credit, you must attend the live webinar or if you watch the recording, respond to the integrated polls in order to meet the interactivity requirement required by accrediting organizations.
- ACMPE, medical practice administrators in certification and Fellowship through ACMPE
- ACHE, American College of Healthcare Executives Qualified Education
- CME, licensed physicians (MD/DO)
- CPE, Continuing Professional Education for accountants
- Attendance at the live instructor lead program
- CEU, generic continuing education credit
Official Continuing Education Statements and Availability
American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE)
This program is approved as a live learning event for ACMPE continuing education hours. A cumulative total of 50 ACMPE continuing education credit hours is among the requirements for attaining the Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) credential. To maintain CMPE or Fellow status, you must earn 50 hours of qualifying credit hours every three years, of which 30 hours must come from MGMA national, state or local offerings, including 12 from a live learning event.
about the ACMPE certification program.
One ACMPE credit is earned for every 60 minutes of educational content, rounded down to the nearest 0.25.
ACHE Qualified Education
By attending the 2021 Washington Policy Update webinar offered by the Medical Group Management Association, participants may earn up to 1.25 ACHE Qualified Education Hour toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.
One ACHE credit is earned for every 60 minutes of educational content, rounded down to the nearest 0.25.
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Medical Group Management Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical Group Management Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
One CME credit is earned for every 60 minutes of educational content, rounded down to the nearest 0.25.
Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
MGMA-ACMPE is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org
- In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour. Rounded down to the nearest 0.5.
- This program is in the Specialized Knowledge field of study.
- The type of instruction is group-internet-based.
- National Registry of CPE Sponsors ID: #103652.
Continuing Education Units (CEU)
A certificate of attendance will be provided to healthcare professionals requesting generic CEUs for professional development, certifications through other professional associations or specialty societies.
One generic CEU credit is earned for every 60 minutes of educational content, rounded down to the nearest 0.25.
Disclosure of conflict of interest
MGMA requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in the position to control the content of this activity to disclosure any real or apparent conflicts of interact (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI’s are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to MGMA policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participates prior to the start of each activity.
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.
When he is not meeting with members or speaking at conferences, Drew works to create learning resources for both MGMA members as well as members of congress and administration officials.
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.
Matt 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 in the Eastern and Western regions to organize grassroots efforts and is a frequent speaker at state and national meetings.
Before joining MGMA, Matt was a senior research analyst at The Health Management Academy, a health system executive member organization based in Arlington, Va. In that role, Matt conducted strategic research and market analyses on topics relevant to the nation's leading health systems and top healthcare industry companies.
Matt holds a master of public health degree with a health policy and management focus from The George Washington University and a bachelor's degree in human developmental and regenerative biology from Harvard University.
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This webinar will consist of a 60-minute presentation, interactive polls and a question-and-answer session.
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This is a member-exclusive webinar. There is no registration fee.
Live Instructor Cancellation Policy
If for any reason MGMA must cancel this program, MGMA will notify participants by email of the cancellation no less than 48 hours prior to the expected start time.
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