Is your practice ready for the transition to value-driven health care?  If not, the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Foundation is partnering with the National Rural Accountable Care Consortium (NRACC) to help small, rural practices throughout the state make the transition to value-based health care delivery and payment. For those in western North Carolina, don’t miss the opportunity to attend a free workshop to help with this transition in Asheville on Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. at MAHEC’s Biltmore location in the education building.
Kathy Whitmire, Regional Vice President, Southeast with NRACC, will present how practices can succeed under the new guidelines for the Physician’s Quality Report System (PQRS) and the Value-Based Modifiers (VBM).
NRACC is a Provider Transformation Network (PTN), which is a CMS-funded program that is part of the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI) to help physician practices and clinics prepare for Value-Based payment models and the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). For a basic introduction to NRACC and the TCPI program, please view the webinar presentation, “Surviving Value-Based Payment Reform Including an Update on the New MACRA Proposed Rule” here.
The support, training and resources at the workshop are provided at no cost and will allow North Carolina practices and clinics to establish the necessary framework and infrastructure for implementing value-based payment models, improve population health and lower overall costs, while improving their financial sustainability.  In addition, all program components are currently developed and available for immediate program start-up by participating practices.
For additional information about the NRACC PTN and the training offered click here.