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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Lynn Barr
Event: #CME247
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Lynn Barr,
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Review key reasons rural and independent physicians need to develop strategies for value-based payment models.
2. Understand opportunities under the fee-for-service environment that can support the practice transformation journey.
3. Understand key components of value-based payment programs and the dynamic nature of the Journey away from fee- for-service.
4. Recognize resources available to assist physicians in the transformation from fee- for-service to value based payment.
02:15 PM - 03:15 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Paul Krause MD
Event: #CME252
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Paul Krause, MD
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe how to leverage Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) to enhance  preventive care for Medicare beneficiaries.
2. Recognize how AWV can improve quality scores, patient care, and attribution.
3. Assess why and how HCC and Risk Adjustment Factor scores can positively affect your practice’s quality and cost comparisons.
4. Summarize the basic components of Care Coordination to support your community’s patients and providers.
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Kathryn Curtis
Event: #CME227
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Kathryn Curtis,
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Review the benefits physicians can gain from engaging with insurance companies to manage patient panels by initiating care coordination strategies.
2. Understand how attribution impacts insurance companies’ decisions on contract negotiations.
3. Describe how family physicians’ and insurance companies’ goals align and can result in better patient care.
4. Gain practical knowledge on steps to take now.
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Julie Gunther MD, FAAHPM, FAAFP
Event: #CME249
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Julie Gunther, MD, FAAHPM, FAAFP
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Appraise healthcare labor force statistics and their contribution to burnout, the role of the physician and practice sustainability.
2. Articulate the differences and similarities of independent practice, private practice, concierge practice and the evolving practice model known as direct primary care.
3. Debate expansive options about practice choice and structure including employed models, independent insurance-based models, and cash-price health care delivery models.
4. Create a ‘roadmap’ to outline their own path towards autonomous practice, if they so desire.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ryan Mullins MD, CPE
Event: #CME243
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE
Location: Room 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate current quality improvement initiatives/processes to ensure sustainability.
2. Identify areas of focus based on current measures and patient needs.
3. Utilize best practices to optimize clinical, financial, and operational performance.
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Lynn Barr
Event: #CME248
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Lynn Barr,
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Review key reasons rural and independent physicians need to develop strategies for value-based payment models.
2. Understand opportunities under the fee-for-service environment that can support the practice transformation journey.
3. Understand key components of value-based payment programs and the dynamic nature of the Journey away from fee- for-service.
4. Recognize resources available to assist physicians in the transformation from fee- for-service to value based payment.
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Melissa Gerdes MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME263
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Melissa Gerdes, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify basic elements of risk and how to evaluate readiness for risk.
2. Describe how improvement in performance enables entities to take on risk.
3. Recognize how risk is related to physician payment.
4. Apply concepts to determine readiness to participate in an Alternative Payment Model ACOs such as ACO Track 1 Plus, Medicare Shared Savings Programs Track 2 and 3, and Next Generation ACOs.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
 -Your Prescription for MIPS
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Marian Wymore MD, CPC
Event: #CME219
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Marian Wymore, MD, CPC
Location: Room 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Expand one's scope of thinking during patient evaluation to include specific documentation verbiage.
2. Use a clinical perspective to simplify the documentation specificity required to generate valid 3-7 character codes under ICD-10
3. Appraise effective use of combination codes.
4. Recognize the importance of properly documenting associated diagnosis or conditions; which impact care of current condition, decision making, treatment or management.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
Associated Session: - Capture that Dx! For More Appropriate Reimbursement: Ask the Expert
09:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Paul Krause MD
Event: #CME253
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Paul Krause, MD
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe how to leverage Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) to enhance  preventive care for Medicare beneficiaries.
2. Recognize how AWV can improve quality scores, patient care, and attribution.
3. Assess why and how HCC and Risk Adjustment Factor scores can positively affect your practice’s quality and cost comparisons.
4. Summarize the basic components of Care Coordination to support your community’s patients and providers.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Marian Wymore MD, CPC
Event: #CME221
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Marian Wymore, MD, CPC
Location: Room 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Expand one's scope of thinking during patient evaluation to include specific documentation verbiage.
2. Use a clinical perspective to simplify the documentation specificity required to generate valid 3-7 character codes under ICD-10
3. Appraise effective use of combination codes.
4. Recognize the importance of properly documenting associated diagnosis or conditions; which impact care of current condition, decision making, treatment or management.

Associated Session:- Capture that Dx! For More Appropriate Reimbursement: ICD-10 Documentation Made Simple 
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Mary Reeves MD
Event: #CME250
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mary Reeves, MD; Desiree Bradley,
Location: Room 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify opportunities to obtain patient feedback on practice processes, policies, and procedures.
2. Organize and implement a patient and family advisory group to solicit recommendations/feedback for improving quality of care and patient experience.
3. Define process and quality measures to monitor the success of processes, policies, and procedures implemented.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Melissa Gerdes MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME264
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Melissa Gerdes, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify basic elements of risk and how to evaluate readiness for risk.
2. Describe how improvement in performance enables entities to take on risk.
3. Recognize how risk is related to physician payment.
4. Apply concepts to determine readiness to participate in an Alternative Payment Model ACOs such as ACO Track 1 Plus, Medicare Shared Savings Programs Track 2 and 3, and Next Generation ACOs.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-Your Prescription for MIPS
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Kathryn Curtis
Event: #CME228
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Kathryn Curtis,
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Review the benefits physicians can gain from engaging with insurance companies to manage patient panels by initiating care coordination strategies.
2. Understand how attribution impacts insurance companies’ decisions on contract negotiations.
3. Describe how family physicians’ and insurance companies’ goals align and can result in better patient care.
4. Gain practical knowledge on steps to take now.
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Marian Wymore MD, CPC
Event: #CME220
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Marian Wymore, MD, CPC
Location: Room 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Expand one's scope of thinking during patient evaluation to include specific documentation verbiage.
2. Use a clinical perspective to simplify the documentation specificity required to generate valid 3-7 character codes under ICD-10
3. Appraise effective use of combination codes.
4. Recognize the importance of properly documenting associated diagnosis or conditions; which impact care of current condition, decision making, treatment or management.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
Associated Session: - Capture that Dx! For More Appropriate Reimbursement: Ask the Expert
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME233
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: Room 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Define MACRA: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
2. Compare the two tracks for payment that were created under the law: MIPS and AAPMs.
3.  Explain the crieria for eligibility and qualification for AAPMs.
4. Evaluate the payment adjustments associated with MIPS.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ryan Mullins MD, CPE
Event: #CME244
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE
Location: Room 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Evaluate current quality improvement initiatives/processes to ensure sustainability.
2. Identify areas of focus based on current measures and patient needs.
3. Utilize best practices to optimize clinical, financial, and operational performance.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Mary Reeves MD
Event: #CME251
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Mary Reeves, MD; Desiree Bradley,
Location: Room 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify opportunities to obtain patient feedback on practice processes, policies, and procedures.
2. Organize and implement a patient and family advisory group to solicit recommendations/feedback for improving quality of care and patient experience.
3. Define process and quality measures to monitor the success of processes, policies, and procedures implemented.
01:45 PM - 02:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME265
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: Room 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the four components of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) final score.
2. Describe how to report  each MIPS component.
3. Summarize how each  component contributes to the MIPS final score.
4. Describe how the MIPS final score impacts physician payment.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models
Thursday, September 14, 2017
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ryan Mullins MD, CPE
Event: #CME222
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the basics of HCC coding, risk, and how it impacts family physicians.
2. Identify how to make HCC coding relatively "easy."
3. Develop an HCC action plan for your practice.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
Associated Session: - Do You Think HCC Coding Really Stands for "Highly Confused Clinician"?: Ask the Expert
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME234
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: Room 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Define MACRA: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
2. Compare the two tracks for payment that were created under the law: MIPS and AAPMs.
3. Explain the criteria for eligibility and qualification for AAPMs.
4. Evaluate the payment adjustments associated with MIPS.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME236
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: Room 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to optimize patient care, while accounting for Medicare's shift to value-based delivery and payment models.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Troy Fiesinger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME241
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Troy Fiesinger, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify patients for whom physicians will be held accountable in a value-based payment environment by the attribution models used by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other major payers.
2. Recognize how patient attribution will affect physician future payments under MACRA, MIPS, and Advanced APMs.
3. Develop a plan for how and when to address incorrect attribution of patients.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ryan Mullins MD, CPE
Event: #CME223
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE
Location: Hemisfair Ballroom C2
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the basics of HCC coding, risk, and how it impacts family physicians.
2. Identify how to make HCC coding relatively "easy."
3. Develop an HCC action plan for your practice.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
Associated Session: - Do You Think HCC Coding Really Stands for "Highly Confused Clinician"?: Ask the Expert
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ryan Mullins MD, CPE
Event: #CME224
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ryan Mullins, MD, CPE
Location: Room 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to optimize patient care, as a part of an HCC action plan.

Associated Session: - Do You Think HCC Coding Really Stands for "Highly Confused Clinician"?
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Troy Fiesinger MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME242
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Troy Fiesinger, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify patients for whom physicians will be held accountable in a value-based payment environment by the attribution models used by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other major payers.
2. Recognize how patient attribution will affect physician future payments under MACRA, MIPS, and Advanced APMs.
3. Develop a plan for how and when to address incorrect attribution of patients.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
04:45 PM - 05:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME266
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: Room 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the four components of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) final score.
2. Describe how to report  each MIPS component.
3. Summarize how each  component contributes to the MIPS final score.
4. Describe how the MIPS final score impacts physician payment.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models
Friday, September 15, 2017
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Jean Antonucci MD
Event: #CME258
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jean Antonucci, MD
Location: Room 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the value of care continuity between the patient and the care team.
2. Identify appropriate and achievable methods to provide 24/7 access without compromising the quadruple aim.
3. Analyze opportunities for alternative access such as telemedicine, e-visits, group visits, etc.
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME235
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: Room 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Define MACRA: Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
2. Compare the two tracks for payment that were created under the law: MIPS and AAPMs.
3. Explain the criteria for eligibility and qualification for AAPMs.
4. Evaluate the payment adjustments associated with MIPS.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
-Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Amy Mullins MD, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME237
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Amy Mullins, MD, CPE, FAAFP
Location: Room 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to optimize patient care, while accounting for Medicare's shift to value-based delivery and payment models.

Associated Sessions:
-Harnessing the Power of Primary Care Access to Improve Cost of Care -MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models -Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
-What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models -Your Prescription for MIPS
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Jean Antonucci MD
Event: #CME259
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Jean Antonucci, MD
Location: Room 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the value of care continuity between the patient and the care team.
2. Identify appropriate and achievable methods to provide 24/7 access without compromising the quadruple aim.
3. Analyze opportunities for alternative access such as telemedicine, e-visits, group visits, etc.
Saturday, September 16, 2017
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: William Manard MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME231
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Manard, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Determine feasible opportunities to utilize and optimize existing technology to enhance access, patient self-management, quality and coordination of care, etc.
2. Identify new technologies on the horizon that may resolve current challenges in delivering quality, cost effective care.
3. Evaluate existing workflows to determine practice ability to optimize new and existing technologies.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: John Bernot MD
Event: #CME245
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: John Bernot, MD
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the utility of quality measurement and predict the impact of future quality measurement programs on their practice
2. Explain the process of how a measure becomes part of an initiative or program and identify benefits and challenges to their practices as a result of these procedures.
3. Identify mechanisms for physician involvement in the development / endorsement process in order to have a larger voice in the performance measurement field.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Travis Singleton
Event: #CME256
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Travis Singleton,
Location: Room 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify trends in employment contracts and compensation models for family physicians as payment moves from volume to value.
2. Determine if overall employment packages are current and competitive. 
3. Have meaningful conversations with current or potential employers around value-based payment and changes to compensation packages. 
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Terry Mills MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME225
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Terry Mills, MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP
Location: Room 206A
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify why reducing total cost of care matters.
2. Understand how improving primary care access can impact cost of care metrics.
3. Evaluate current barriers to access and opportunities for improvement.

Associated Sessions:
-MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models
- MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
- Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
- What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models
- Your Prescription for MIPS
08:45 AM - 09:45 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: John Beasley MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME260
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: John Beasley, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the complexities of Primary Care practice.
2. Explain how HIT Implementation helps and hinders clinical work.
3. Work individually and within their organizations to move to more optimal use of HIT to improve outcomes for patients and clinicians alike.

Associated Session: - Toward the Optimal Use of Health Information Technology: Ask the Expert
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Leisa Bailey MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME229
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Leisa Bailey, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Review basic elements of AWV, TCM, and CCM.
2. Assess financial and quality implications in these services.
3. Recognize the importance of each service in relation to value-based payment.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Betsy Nicoletti MS, CPC
Event: #CME238
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC
Location: Room 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain the latest updates to billing and coding procedures.
2. Identify techniques to improve coding and billing practices.
3. Determine areas of opportunity for maximizing revenue.

Associated Session: - Moneyball CPT Coding Analysis: Ask the Expert
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ernest Carter MD, PhD
Event: #CME254
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ernest Carter, MD, PhD
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Define the essential elements of telemedicine and how they translate to primary care practice.
2. Apply telemedicine to primary care practice, resulting in a virtual practice.
3. Understand how to integrate virtual practice into current practice model with an eye to the future. 
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: William Manard MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME232
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: William Manard, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 205
Learning Objectives:
1. Determine feasible opportunities to utilize and optimize existing technology to enhance access, patient self-management, quality and coordination of care, etc.
2. Identify new technologies on the horizon that may resolve current challenges in delivering quality, cost effective care.
3. Evaluate existing workflows to determine practice ability to optimize new and existing technologies.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Betsy Nicoletti MS, CPC
Event: #CME240
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC
Location: Room 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to optimize patient care, as it relates to optimized coding and billing practices.

Associated Session: - Moneyball CPT Coding Analysis
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: John Bernot MD
Event: #CME246
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: John Bernot, MD
Location: Room 217AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize the utility of quality measurement and predict the impact of future quality measurement programs on their practice
2. Explain the process of how a measure becomes part of an initiative or program and identify benefits and challenges to their practices as a result of these procedures.
3. Identify mechanisms for physician involvement in the development / endorsement process in order to have a larger voice in the performance measurement field.

This session is also included in FMX On Demand.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Travis Singleton
Event: #CME257
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Travis Singleton,
Location: Room 225AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify trends in employment contracts and compensation models for family physicians as payment moves from volume to value.
2. Determine if overall employment packages are current and competitive. 
3. Have meaningful conversations with current or potential employers around value-based payment and changes to compensation packages. 
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Terry Mills MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP
Event: #CME226
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Terry Mills, MD, MMM, CPE, FAAFP
Location: Room 221AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify why reducing total cost of care matters.
2. Understand how improving primary care access can impact cost of care metrics.
3. Evaluate current barriers to access and opportunities for improvement.

Associated Sessions:
-MACRA: Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models
- MACRA Medicare's Shift to Value-based Delivery & Payment Models: Ask the Expert
- Patient Attribution: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever
- What is Risk? Am I Ready for Advanced Alternative Payment Models
- Your Prescription for MIPS
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Betsy Nicoletti MS, CPC
Event: #CME239
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Betsy Nicoletti, MS, CPC
Location: Room 225CD
Learning Objectives:
1. Explain the latest updates to billing and coding procedures.
2. Identify techniques to improve coding and billing practices.
3. Determine areas of opportunity for maximizing revenue.

Associated Session: - Moneyball CPT Coding Analysis: Ask the Expert
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: John Beasley MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME261
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: John Beasley, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the complexities of Primary Care practice.
2. Explain how HIT Implementation helps and hinders clinical work.
3. Work individually and within their organizations to move to more optimal use of HIT to improve outcomes for patients and clinicians alike.

Associated Session: - Toward the Optimal Use of Health Information Technology: Ask the Expert
02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Ernest Carter MD, PhD
Event: #CME255
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Ernest Carter, MD, PhD
Location: Room 207
Learning Objectives:
1. Define the essential elements of telemedicine and how they translate to primary care practice.
2. Apply telemedicine to primary care practice, resulting in a virtual practice.
3. Understand how to integrate virtual practice into current practice model with an eye to the future.

02:45 PM - 03:45 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: John Beasley MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME262
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: John Beasley, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 221D
Learning Objectives:
1. Discuss strategies to optimize patient care, using effective health information technology strategies.

Associated Session: - Toward the Optimal Use of Health Information Technology
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Topic: Practice Management, Type: CME, Faculty: Leisa Bailey MD, FAAFP
Event: #CME230
CME Credit: 1
Fee: None
Speakers: Leisa Bailey, MD, FAAFP
Location: Room 214AB
Learning Objectives:
1. Review basic elements of AWV, TCM, and CCM.
2. Assess financial and quality implications in these services.
3. Recognize the importance of each service in relation to value-based payment.