The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will address how the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule impacts Medicare Quality Reporting Programs in a national provider call on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 1:30-3pm. To Register: Visit MLN Connects Event Registration. Space may be limited, register early. The program will cover program changes to the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Electronic Health Record Incentive Program, Comprehensive Primary Care initiative, Value-Based Payment Modifier (Value Modifier), Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) and Physician Compare among other topics. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.
This MLN Connects Call is being evaluated by CMS for CME and CEU continuing education credit (CE). Refer to the call detail webpage for more information

The University of Michigan Injury Center Opioid Overdose Summit, a national webcast on Tuesday, Dec. 1, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., will feature national speakers leading a science-based exploration of an emerging public health issue: overdose injury and death related to opioids (prescription pain medications).  Please see the attached flyer or visit the website for more information and a link to the registration site.There is no cost to attend this event.  Questions?  Email [email protected].

The 42nd Annual “The Williamsburg Conference on Heart Disease” – Dec. 6-8, 2015, Williamsburg Conference Center, Williamsburg, VALearn more and register.

The Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) fall course schedule is out. Find out what is being offered July through December 2015 and register today.

A video recording of the “PQRS/Value-Based Provider Modifier: What Medicare Professionals Need to Know in 2015” presentation has been posted to the CMS MLN Connects® page on YouTube. This presentation is the same as the webinars that were delivered on March 31, 2015 and April 7, 2015 by the Philadelphia Regional Office. View the video.

The 2nd Annual Bundled Payment Implementation Forum: How to Make Your Bundled Payment Program Work will be held Jan. 25-26, 2016 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando, FL. Learn more about the program and register here. For questions, call 866-676-7689.