Learning Opportunities

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Most events are free but require advance registration. To register for an event: 

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What is HCC Coding and how can it impact my MIPS scores?

Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 12-1 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: Hierarchical Condition Categories Coding (HCC Coding) is a process of documenting the complexity of a patient's disease state to ensure accurate risk adjustment from CMS. Join us for a one-hour introductory session in which guest speaker Jennifer Swindle from Salud Revenue Partners will introduce you to HCC coding, explain how to get started, and discuss the potential impact this risk adjustment can have on the MIPS' Cost category. (GLPTN/Salud Revenue Partners)


Meeting number (access code): 314 981 237
Meeting password: WMfQmVu3

BY PHONE (Toll-Free):
1-855-282-6330 US

MIPS 2018: Cost Category Overview

Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: Join PHA's Patty Rose, CPHP, Managing Advisor-Quality Services, for an overview of the 2018 MIPS Cost Performance Category. The Cost Category is worth 10% of an eligible clinician's overall Final Score in the 2018 Performance Year.

Patty Rose

Host: Patty Rose

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Spotlight on the Promoting Interoperability Programs’ (formerly MU) Stage 3 Requirements for EPs and Hospitals

Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: Join Natalie Stewart, MBA, Senior Advisor-Quality Services, Indiana Program Manager and QPP-RC Advisor Lead, who will aim to demystify Stage 3 requirements for EPs and Hospitals participating in the Promoting Interoperability Programs (formerly Meaningful Use). The PI objective and measure sets for Stage 3 will be highlighted for both groups.

Natalie Stewart

Host: Natalie Stewart

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PCMH Recognition: Overview of 2017 Standards & Tips from a CCE

Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at 12 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: Join PHA's Jennifer Anglin, MS, CHES, PCMH CCE, Managing Advisor-Quality Services, an NCQA PCMH Certified Content Expert (CCE), who will provide an overview of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) 2017 Standards and Guidelines as well as tips from the field on the documentation requirements and recognition process.

Jennifer Anglin

Host: Jennifer Anglin

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2018 MIPS APMs, AAPMs, and QPs: An Overview for ACO Participants

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: Designed for ACO participants, whether that be in a MIPS APM (e.g. MSSP Track 1 ACO) or as a Qualifying Participant (QP) in an Advanced APM (e.g. MSSP Track 1+ ACO, Next Generation ACO), this presentation will review how the Quality Payment Program (QPP) affects MIPS APMs and Advanced APMs. PHA's Jennifer Anglin, MS, CHES, PCMH CCE, Managing Advisor-Quality Services also will review the definition of APMs, AAPMs, and QPs, as well as the MIPS data submission requirements for MIPS APMs.

Jennifer Anglin

Host: Jennifer Anglin

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2018 MIPS Overview: Mid-Year Pulse Check

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: Join PHA's Leigh Ann Griffin, CPHQ, Managing Advisor-Quality Services, for a general overview of the 2018 MIPS requirements, and acts as a mid-year pulse check for ECs to review their performance to date. She will also review program details such as participation status, data submission, payment adjustments, and performance categories.

Leigh Ann Griffin

Host: Leigh Ann Griffin

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Demystifying Medicare CPT Codes: Transitional Care Management (TCM) & Chronic Care Management (CCM)

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. (EST)

WEBINAR: Join PHA's Allison Bryan Jungels, MS, CHES, Senior Advisor-GLPTN Network QI Lead, and GLPTN Indiana Program Manager, who will provide an overview of the Medicare PFS payable service codes for Transitional Care Management (TCM) and Chronic Care Management (CCM). She will discuss the applicable CPT codes; patient and documentation requirements of those that furnish these services; and tips from the field from those who have successfully been billing these codes.

Allison Bryan Jungels

Host: Allison Bryan Jungels

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Jeanine Parsch
Jeanine Parsch
Managing Advisor-Communications & Marketing



Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA) 2018 Annual Conference
June 26-27, 2018, at the French Lick Resort and Conference Center, French Lick, IN

Speaker:  Allison Bryan Jungels, MS, CHES, PHA Senior Advisor with Cynthia Lee, ASA, and Rose Higazy, MSN, RN
Topic: Transition of Care Management: Moving Beyond a Hospital’s Boundaries to Improve Patient Care Outcomes

Speaker:  Melanie Cline, RN, MSN, LPC, PHA Senior Advisor with panelists Andy Aldred, PharmD, MBA; Dawn Gabrich, MS, LAT, ATC; Will Fox, PT; Wendy O’Hair, RN
Topic: Shoring Up Your Revenue Cycle Process: How Value Stream Analysis Can Target Opportunities to Improve Patient Billing and Hospital Reimbursement


Indiana Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
July 19-20, 2018, at the French Lick Resort and Conference Center, French Lick, IN

Speaker: Tara Hatfield, RN, BSN, CHTS-CP, CPHPA, GLPTN Indiana Clinical Lead and GLPTN Network Clinical Lead
Topic: Quality Payment Program (QPP): What You Need to Know for 2018 Reporting 




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