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  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Babson Executive Conference Center; Yukon Room - 1 Snyder Drive, Babson Park, MA 02457

Registration

Legislative Update

NEW LOCATION: Babson Executive Conference Center - 1 Snyder Drive, Babson Park, MA 02457

Agenda

8:00 a.m. Registration, Networking & Continental Breakfast

8:20 a.m. Welcome and Announcements

8:30 a.m. MGMA Washington Update - Drew Voytal, MPA, Associate Director, Government Affairs

This update will provide timely information on the status of pertinent healthcare issues under consideration by Congress and federal regulatory agencies. Attendees will learn about recent legislative and regulatory developments affecting medical groups, gain a deeper understanding of these changes and their impact on the day-to-day activities of medical group practices, and be directed to clarifying resources. Specific topics include 2018 implementation details for the Medicare Quality Payment Program, as well as payment policy changes finalized under the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, among a host of other timely issues.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about new or pending federal policy changes
  • Understand how legislative and regulatory initiatives affect your daily work
  • Identify resources available to assist you


9:30
a.m. Presentation II

10:30
a.m. Presentation III

11:30
a.m. Event Adjourns


About the Speakers

Drew Voytal, MPA
Associate Director
Government Affairs


As an Associate Director for MGMA Government Affairs, Drew serves as a member liaison to inform membership of the federal rules and regulations impacting medical group practices around the country. He works closely with MGMA state affiliate chapters to organize grassroots efforts and is a frequent speaker at state and national meetings.  

Before joining MGMA, Drew worked as a Senior Education and Outreach Associate for the CAQH Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange, where he provided program evaluation and led strategic communications projects for CAQH and its stakeholders.  Drew holds a Master of Public Administration with a Healthcare Administration focus and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, both from Western Michigan University.



Parking & Directions

It is recommended to use the main entrance of Babson College for directions and GPS.
The west gate entrance is closed from 7:00pm-7:00am on weekdays.

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GPS address
Babson College 
231 Forest Street, Babson Park (Wellesley), MA 02457

Building address
Babson Executive Conference Center
One Snyder Drive, Babson Park (Wellesley), MA 02457

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  • Member - $500
  • Non Member - $600

Local Event Sponsor Includes complimentary registration and meals for one company representative, one six-foot table, one chair, electricity, WiFi, logo on registration placard and post event conference attendee list.


Continuing Education Units, CEUs

Earn up to 1.0 continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.

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