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Hear from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on the new initiatives in Quality Measurement, Value, Patient Safety, and Reporting Burden Reduction in the COVID-19 era. The CMS vision is to use impactful quality measures to improve health outcomes and deliver value by empowering patients to make informed care decisions while reducing the reporting burden on clinicans.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees should be able to:
Define the 2021 CMS Quality Measurement Action Plan
Discuss the Quality Payment Program2021 update for clinicians
Review the MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs)
Faculty includes:
Richard E. Wild, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP
About the Authors
Members of the CME Committee, Planners, and Faculty have disclosed to ABQAURP any relevant financial relationships. No relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest exist in regard to the content of this online activity.
ACCREDITATION & CREDIT
The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
ABQAURP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hour through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94.
This program is approved for Category 2 credit by the American Osteopathic Association.
This activity is valid from May 20, 2021 through October 30, 2021. Original release date: April 30, 2021.

This is a complimentary course!
This session was presented at our 2021 Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference and will be provided online for six months as a complimentary course, in accordance with CMS regulations.
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About this item

Hear from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on the new initiatives in Quality Measurement, Value, Patient Safety, and Reporting Burden Reduction in the COVID-19 era. The CMS vision is to use impactful quality measures to improve health outcomes and deliver value by empowering patients to make informed care decisions while reducing the reporting burden on clinicans.

At the conclusion of this activity, attendees should be able to:
  • Define the 2021 CMS Quality Measurement Action Plan
  • Discuss the Quality Payment Program2021 update for clinicians
  • Review the MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs)

Faculty includes:
Richard E. Wild, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP

About the Authors
Members of the CME Committee, Planners, and Faculty have disclosed to ABQAURP any relevant financial relationships. No relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest exist in regard to the content of this online activity.

ACCREDITATION & CREDIT
The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ABQAURP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hour through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94.

This program is approved for Category 2 credit by the American Osteopathic Association.

This activity is valid from May 20, 2021 through October 30, 2021. Original release date: April 30, 2021.

This is a complimentary course!

This session was presented at our 2021 Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference and will be provided online for six months as a complimentary course, in accordance with CMS regulations.

Course/Activity Information

This complimentary course is intended for Physicians of all specialties, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals with appropriate CME / CE credit offered for each profession.


All participants must achieve a final assessment score of at least seventy percent (70%) for recertification and continuing education credits. You have 60 days to complete the course after ordering.


This activity is valid from May 20, 2021 through October 30, 2021. Original release date: April 30, 2021.

 

About The Authors
Members of the CME Committee, Planners, and Faculty have disclosed to ABQAURP any relevant financial relationships. No relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest exist in regard to the content of this online activity.

Faculty

Richard E. Wild, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP - Chief Medical Officer Atlanta and Boston Regional Offices, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Dr. Wild received his MD degree from the University of Vermont, College of Medicine. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. His internship and residency training were at Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco; San Francisco General Hospital; and Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He served five years as an active duty officer with the US Army Medical Corps and also served as a Department of Defense civilian emergency medicine specialist at Martin Army Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia. Dr Wild earned his BA in Biology from Dartmouth College, his JD degree from George Washington University National Law Center in Washington, DC, and his MBA from the Columbia University Graduate Business School, in New York City.

Dr. Wild has 30 years of experience as a practicing emergency physician ranging from small rural Georgia hospitals to large university teaching centers. He has served on the Medical School faculties of Boston University, University of Massachusetts, and Brown University and was Chairman of the department of Emergency Medicine and Chief of Emergency Services at a teaching hospital of Brown University Medical School. He has taught emergency medicine, health policy, and legal medicine to resident physicians and medical students. Dr. Wild has served as President of the Rhode Island College of Emergency Physicians and as chairman or member of several American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and American Medical Association (AMA) national committees dealing with government affairs, coding, and physician reimbursement.

Dr. Wild is an active member of the Massachusetts and U.S. Federal Bar. He has practiced as a health care attorney with a large Boston law firm representing hospitals, physicians, skilled nursing facilities and a major Boston teaching hospital. He was medical director of Medicare’s direct fiscal intermediary in Baltimore and also CMS (then HCFA) Chief Medical Officer for reimbursement policy during the initial implementation the Hospital Prospective Payment (DRG) system. He subsequently served on the Medicare Prospective Payment Assessment Commission staff (now MedPac).

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