MIPS, Motivation & Telemedicine
8:00 a.m. Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Announcements
9:00 a.m. Preparing for 2018 MIPS Changes/Incentives - Chris Hopwood & Rob Mencunas
10:00 a.m. Motivational Workshop - William Coz
11:00 a.m. Networking and Vendor Exhibits
11:30 a.m. How to Integrate Telemedicine Rules & Regulations in MA Practices - Andrew O'Hara
12:30 a.m. Event Adjourns
About the Speakers
Program Administrator, Healthcentric Advisors
Chris Hopwood is the Program Administrator for Quality Reporting at Healthcentric Advisors, where she assists New England providers in aligning CMS value based programs. Ms. Hopwood earned a MS in Engineering in Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning from Boise State University and a graduate certificate in Workforce eLearning Performance Support to address organizational performance issues in a systematic, and ethical manner in accordance to the International Society of Performance Improvement (ISPI) and Institutional Review Board (IRB) standards.
Sr. Program Coordinator, Healthcentric Advisors
Robert has been with Healthcentric Advisors since April. He assists with the eligible clinicians and practices on the QPP for MIPS Medicare in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Healthcentric Advisors provides technical assistance via phone or in-person to any practice that needs help with the MIPS program. Previously, Rob worked with an IPA in Rhode Island as a Sr. Data Analyst assisting over 150 physicians on quality metrics and coding.
Will CozWill Coz joined Addison Group’s Healthcare team in Boston in 2014, and one of the original members. As a Business Development Manager, Will is responsible for expanding Addison Group’s footprint in the marketplace, finding solutions that work equally for both his clients and candidates. Over the course of his time at Addison Group, he has had over 650 meetings with hiring managers, all of which have been within the non-clinical sector of Healthcare. Will is focused on staying abreast of trends within the industry, and is on the board of two networking groups within New England, the Massachusetts Association for Patient Account Management and the Massachusetts Association for Health Management.
Business Development Manager, Addison Group
Founder and CEO, Chiron Health
Andrew O’Hara is Founder and CEO of Chiron Health, an Austin, TX-based telemedicine company. As the architect of Chiron’s telemedicine insurance rules engine, he has been active in telemedicine reimbursement policy discussions both on Capitol Hill and at Health IT industry conferences.
ACMPE Certification & Fellowship Breakfast
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Continuing Education Units, CEUs
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