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Webinar - December 13, 2022

Medicare Payment Policies


Quality Payment Program



Register for the webinar, held on December 13, 2022. This webinar is eligible for ACMPE and CEU credit.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement updates to Medicare physician payment and quality reporting, including several notable updates to reimbursement and value-based initiatives. Join MGMA Government Affairs staff for a preview of what to look for in 2023. Attendees will gain insights about payment and policy changes outlined in the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule. Additionally, the presenter will provide details about Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) reporting requirements, the MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs) implementation timeline, and alternative payment model (APM) participation and reporting options for 2023. The session will conclude with a discussion of MGMA’s advocacy initiatives and an interactive Q&A session with Government Affairs staff.
This 60-minute webinar will provide you with the knowledge to:
  • Examine Medicare payment policies in the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
  • Break down MIPS reporting and APM participation options in 2023
  • Point out MGMA’s current advocacy priorities and resources available to assist you

Continuing Education Information

Delivery method: Self-Paced Study
Learning level: Intermediate - Education that builds on a basic curriculum, designed to improve your ability to analyze and apply skills learned to a topic or knowledge area.
Learning format: Traditional 
Prerequisites: A basic understanding of the topic or knowledge area.
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
  • CEU, generic continuing education
Claire Ernst

Claire Ernst, JD

Director, Government Affairs, MGMA

As Director of Government Affairs, Claire represents MGMA in Washington, D.C. on a variety of legislative and regulatory issues important to medical groups, such as Medicare reimbursement, telehealth, and federal financial assistance programs available to physician practices. In this role, she informs policy makers in Congress and the Administration of the important role group medical practices play in the healthcare system and organizes grassroots campaigns on issues critical to physician practices.
Before joining MGMA, Claire was the Manager of Government and Regulatory Affairs at HIDA, the national trade association for medical-surgical distributors. In her role there, Claire developed and maintained the association's regulatory portfolio and represented medical-surgical distributors in front of a variety of federal regulatory agencies on traceability, tariff, and emergency preparedness issues.
Claire earned a law degree from Suffolk University Law School and a bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology from Franklin & Marshall College.

James Haynes

James Haynes

Associate Director, Government Affairs, MGMA

Prior to joining MGMA, James Haynes was the Federal Policy Director for the nonprofit organization Veterans Education Success where he worked to support student veterans in higher education. Previously, James held the roles of Federal Policy Manager, Legal Advisor, and Law Fellow within the organization.  

James received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and is licensed to practice law in Virginia. During law school, James worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Robin Meriweather on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, as well as for the Honorable Wanda Keyes Heard on the Circuit Court of Baltimore City. Additionally, he gained experience as a legal intern at the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia Homicide Division.  

Prior to attending law school, James graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in finance from Virginia Tech University.  

This webinar consisted of a 60-minute presentation, interactive polls and a question-and-answer session.  
You will receive informational emails with log-in instructions, handout materials and the recording. 


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