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MIPS in 2017: Avoid a Penalty and Earn a Bonus!

The American Professional Wound Care Association presents a webinar on “MIPS in 2017: Avoid a Penalty and Earn a Bonus!”. This educational opportunity was led by Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, a practicing wound care physician and board member of APWCA.

All providers in the country are functioning under the CMS Quality Payment Program in 2017. 96% of those providers will participate through the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). MIPS scores will be publicly reported and will impact your Medicare Part B Fee Schedule. The information presented in this webinar will help you to decide at which level you wish to participate and how you want to participate. In 2017, it is easy to avoid a penalty and earn a bonus. Learn how!

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Jeffrey D. Lehrman,
DPM, FASPS, FACFAS, MAPWCA

Coding for Ulcer Debridement

The American Professional Wound Care Association presents a webinar on “Coding for Ulcer Debridement”. This educational opportunity was be led by Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, a practicing wound care physician and board member of APWCA. Dr Lehrman is a member of the APMA Coding Committee and an expert panelist on Codingline.

This webinar covers proper coding and documentation for ulcer debridement, including diagnosis and CPT coding. Coding discussion will encompass pressure ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers. Special content includes ICD-10 compliance, reimbursement implications and the global period associated with ulcer debridement.

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Jeffrey D. Lehrman,
DPM, FASPS, FACFAS, MAPWCA

Healthcare Payment Reform and the Wound Care Practitioner

The APWCA, in conjunction with the US Wound Registry (USWR), presents a 4-part webinar series on “Healthcare Payment Reform and the Wound Care Practitioner”.  This educational opportunity was led by Caroline Fife, MD, a practicing wound care physician and the Executive Director of the USWR.  Dr. Fife provides insight and understanding into the current regulatory environment, what’s driving it, and how to not only survive, but how to thrive as a provider!

The series explorea the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and the complexities associated with its’ Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).  Dr. Fife explains how quality reporting will need to be addressed going forward, the role Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QCDR) will play, and how providers can be successful by leveraging the use of registries.

Session 1 - Understanding MACRA

Session 2 - Understanding MIPS
Session 3 - Understanding MIPS Reporting Options and the Role of the QCDR

Session 4 - Understanding How to Thrive Through the USWR QCDR

 

Caroline E. Fife,
MD, CWS, FUHM, FAAFP, FACCWS, MAPWCA

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