Webinar - Kick Start CPC+ Care Delivery Transformation
Mar
29
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar - Kick Start CPC+ Care Delivery Transformation

The CPC+ program is a multifaceted and complex program. Practices best positioned to win are those that can understand requirements and quickly mobilize resources to fast track compliance. Knowing where to start is the greatest challenge and there is no time to lose. This live webinar will provide guidance on: 

• What care delivery requirements to implement first
• How to evaluate which requirements will take more time to implement
• What types of support you may need from an external firm
• What you should look for in an external support firm and when you should engage external support
• How Medical Advantage Group’s CPC+ Solution Can Help You Succeed

Learn what your practice needs to accomplish in Year 1 and why it is essential to get started in your transformation today. The presentation will highlight critical care delivery requirements, duration of implementation for key requirements, and when it is time to seek external support.

Webinar - Unlocking the CPC+ Puzzle: How an Independent Practice is Engaging Staff to Fast Track CPC+ Compliance
Mar
15
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar - Unlocking the CPC+ Puzzle: How an Independent Practice is Engaging Staff to Fast Track CPC+ Compliance

The CPC+ program is a multifaceted and complex program. Practices best positioned to win are those that can understand requirements and quickly mobilize resources to fast track compliance. Knowing where to start is the greatest challenge and there is no time to lose. 

Learn how one group practice is mobilizing its multidisciplinary team to fast track CPC+ compliance. This presentation will highlight strategies for engaging clinicians and non-clinicians and discuss what change tactics are being implemented first and how they are implemented. 

This presentation will offer CPC+ practices insight into how to get started on the road to care delivery transformation, improve quality of care, and realize financial gains.

Webinar - MACRA, CPC+ and You - Connecting the Dots
Mar
1
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar - MACRA, CPC+ and You - Connecting the Dots

The CPC+ program offers tremendous financial opportunities for primary care. Your CPC+ payments will be affected by certain provisions in the new Quality Payment Program. Some clinicians may receive a bonus, while others may be subject to fee schedule adjustments (plus or minus). Be prepared by understanding how the MIPS and APM programs may impact your CPC+ payments. 

Learn how being a Qualifying Participant, or how defaulting into a MIPS APM status will impact your revenue. This webinar offers CPC+ practices insight into how Quality Payment Program factors may impact CPC+ payments. We will provide guidance on: 

• How CPC+ is different from other Advanced APM models
• How CPC+ participants can default into a MIPS APM
• Criteria that must be met to be a Qualifying APM
• The impact of participating in both CPC+ and Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) 

OACHC 2017 Annual Conference
Feb
27
Mar 1

OACHC 2017 Annual Conference

 

Join us for the largest annual OACHC event. Leadership from our member health centers in areas of clinical, finance, operations, dental, outreach, and workforce will be in attendance. This is the most bang for your buck all year!

Hilton Polaris, 8700 Lyra Dr., Columbus, OH 43240

http://www.ohiochc.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=883280&group=

Webinar - EHR: Make the Switch
Feb
23
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar - EHR: Make the Switch

• Does your current EHR integrate patient records with labs, radiology, other physicians in your group? 
• Does your EHR provide opportunities for patients to engage your practice through portals our their smart phone? 
• Are you positioned to support the reporting requirements of MACRA, CPC+, and other value-based programs? 

An effective EHR is the foundation for success today as well as moving into the future. 

This webinar will review improvements and capabilities available in today’s leading EHR systems, and will address best practices for successful migrations with continued support and optimizations ongoing. The webinar will also include a live product demo of eClinicalWorks award winning EHR solution. 

Presented by Angie Howard, EHR Specialist, of Medical Advantage Group. 

Webinar - Five Key HIPAA Priorities for 2017
Feb
22
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar - Five Key HIPAA Priorities for 2017

This webinar will address key priorities for HIPAA readiness in 2017. Topics include: 
- Preparing for Meaningful Use audits
- How to manage Business Associates and the importance of Business Associate Agreements
- Securing electronic PHI
- Required HIPAA documentation

The webinar will be presented by Medical Advantage Group and Jim Johnson, President Live Compliance.

Positioning Your Practice to Succeed in CPC+
Dec
15
2:00 pm14:00

Positioning Your Practice to Succeed in CPC+

CPC+ practices will define the future of primary care. Your success is essential. 

Please join us to learn more about the CPC+ program and key steps to positioning your practice to succeed in the five-year initiative.  We are offering two webinar sessions:

  • December 15 EDT, 2pm-3pm
  • December 19 EDT, 8am-9am

Meghan Sheridan, RD, CDE, manager of care management at Medical Advantage Group will be our featured presenter. Ms. Sheridan has extensive experience transforming practices to be more patient-centered through team-based care management solutions.

Why attend?

  • Gain a simply and practical understanding of the CPC+ program
  • Learn what is expected of Track 1 and Track 2 practices
  • Learn how the payment model impacts your practice
Webinar - eClinicalWorks Product Update and Demo
Nov
30
3:00 pm15:00

Webinar - eClinicalWorks Product Update and Demo

Medical Advantage Group presents our latest EHR Solution Series webinar based on our partnership with eClinicalWorks. This webinar will cover: 

- eClinicalWorks product update - new features and capabilities
- eClinicalWorks live product demonstration
- Medical Advantage Group - summary of professional services available in support of the eClinicalWorks solution

This webinar will be presented three different times. Please select the date that works best for your schedule by clicking the Register Now button below.

Webinar - HIPAA Compliance & Safeguarding Protected Health Information (PHI)
Nov
30
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar - HIPAA Compliance & Safeguarding Protected Health Information (PHI)

The CIPA Webinar Series, by Medical Advantage Group and our compliance partner Live Compliance, presents a HIPAA Compliance workshop focused on the importance of securing Protected Health Information (PHI). This interactive session will cover the following topics: 

- Background: PHI threat in today's world of hackers and identity thieves
- Protecting PHI electronically, and with your physical infrastructure and devices
- PHI safeguarding best practices

Webinar - HIPAA Compliance & the Importance of Business Associate Agreement
Oct
26
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar - HIPAA Compliance & the Importance of Business Associate Agreement

The CIPA Webinar Series, by Medical Advantage Group and our compliance partner Live Compliance, presents a HIPAA Compliance workshop focused on the importance of Business Associate Agreements. This interactive session will cover the following topics: 

- Background: Business Associates and their role in HIPAA compliance
- Importance of Business Associate Agreements and documentation
- BA agreements best practices

OSMA Payer Updates
Oct
4
Oct 27

OSMA Payer Updates

The healthcare landscape has changed drastically over the past decade, and with the implementation of new reforms, the next year will bring even more challenges in healthcare management. Attend this forum to hear about federal, state, and private payer payment reform, discuss best practices and strategies with your colleagues, and take action for the changes to come.

10/4 in Cincinnati

10/14 in Toledo

10/21 in Canton

10/27 in Columbus

Webinar - eClinicalWorks EHR: Getting the Most From Your Investment
Sep
28
2:30 pm14:30

Webinar - eClinicalWorks EHR: Getting the Most From Your Investment

Date & Time: Wednesday, September 28th, 12pm EDT

Presenter: Brad Timms of eClinicalWorks and Chad Anguilm of Medical Advantage Group

Webinar will cover:  

  • live demonstration of eClinicalWorks Patient Engagement capabilities including Patient Portal, Kiosk, and the healow app
  • EHR assessments & tailoring eClinicalWorks to your practice
  • Data integration and the opportunity to eliminate manual data entry by your staff

To Register: click the button below

OACHC 2016 Fall Conference
Sep
27
Sep 28

OACHC 2016 Fall Conference

Our Fall Operations Conference features two keynote speakers and 20 breakout sessions. Ample networking time, both structured and informal, will be provided for you to connect with your colleagues from around the state.  Our reception Tuesday evening is a must attend, fun-filled two hours complete with refreshments.  Don't miss this opportunity for CHC focused education and networking!

MGMA Ohio Healthcare Leadership Conference
Sep
23
3:00 pm15:00

MGMA Ohio Healthcare Leadership Conference

CIPA is attending the premier, Midwest healthcare leadership conference of the Fall, hosted by Ohio MGMA and ACHE GOHLF Chapter. Over 150 healthcare leaders and executives will attend this conference, which is designed for healthcare leaders to network with each other and learn insights from their peers.

Webinar - Lessons Learned in Care Management
Aug
24
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar - Lessons Learned in Care Management

This webinar shares lessons learned in nearly five years of care management implemented in independent practice settings of various types – from single provider offices to large Federally Qualified Health Centers.

We will discuss the benefits of team based care, including the top six lessons learned over many years of practice transformation engagements including:

- proper use of technology
- hiring of staff
- licensure
- role of the care manager
- plan for change
- learn to bill

Please join us Wednesday 8/24, 12:00 Noon EDT by registering with the button below..

Webinar - HIPAA: Meaningful Use Audit Readiness
Aug
11
Aug 30

Webinar - HIPAA: Meaningful Use Audit Readiness

Now that attesting for Meaningful Use is checked off your to-do list and behind your practice, being prepared for the high probability of your practice being audited is imperative. 

During this free webinar, Jim Johnson, President of Live Compliance, will discuss what the audit protocol looks like and how to be prepared, especially when you need to produce your Core Measure 9 or Core Measure 1.  Real world audit examples and case studies will be shared during this webinar.  

Please join us Thursday 8/11, 12:00 Noon EDT by registering with the following button.

Medical Advantage Group to Deliver Quality Improvement Assistance to 2,000+ Midwest Health Care Providers
Aug
10
Sep 10

Medical Advantage Group to Deliver Quality Improvement Assistance to 2,000+ Midwest Health Care Providers

Medical Advantage Group will partner with the Altarum Institute as part of the Great Lakes Practice Transformation Network (GLPTN), a groundbreaking collaboration of 33 healthcare partners in the Midwest to deliver quality improvement services to more than 2,000 healthcare providers in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. 

Funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the GLPTN is part of a nationwide effort to help physicians and other healthcare providers advance practices, increase care coordination, lower healthcare costs, and improve the health of patients. 

Billing & Coding Roadshow
Aug
5
Aug 10

Billing & Coding Roadshow

Join us for CIPA's Biannual Billing & Coding Roadshow!

It's that time of year again - the biannual Billing & Coding Roadshow! Twice a year CIPA hosts this complimentary, members-only workshop, which is designed to provide you with the tools and resources you need to implement immediate changes within your practice. Please remember, CIPA requires that members attend a billing and coding workshop at least once a year!

This summer's Roadshow is available in six different regions throughout Michigan, each presenting the highlights and changes in billing and coding tools, technology, and processes. 

Webinar - Patient Population Steps to Prepare for MACRA
Jul
21
12:00 pm12:00

Webinar - Patient Population Steps to Prepare for MACRA

Free Webinar - Patient Population Steps to Prepare for MACRA

With the implementation of MACRA approaching, there are steps that health care providers can begin to take now to prepare themselves for the changing legislation.

The Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA) along with the Consortium of Independent Physician Associations (CIPA), will co-host the live, one-hour webinar on July 21 at noon EST, “Patient Population Steps to Prepare for MACRA."

MACRA makes significant changes to the way Medicare pays physicians, accelerating Medicare’s shift toward value-based payments.  With 2017 as the first year for the recording of baseline performance metrics, providers can take steps to prepare for MACRA now, starting with their current patient population.

The webinar will cover the following:
•    Best practices for the analysis of current patient population
•    How to leverage your population in the context of MACRA
•    Importance of understanding who else is in your community

Real world examples of utilizing patient population data to reduce patient risk, reduce costs, and save administrative time within the practice - will be shared.

Medical Advantage Group Announces Consortium for Independent Ohio Physicians
Jul
1
Jul 2

Medical Advantage Group Announces Consortium for Independent Ohio Physicians

Medical Advantage Group announces the launch of CIPA, the Consortium of Independent Physician Associations, in Ohio.   The company’s commitment to Ohio physicians is to provide the vital business and clinical readiness services to position them for the healthcare industry transformation to value-based care.  CIPA is endorsed by the Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA), who is an active participant in the roll out strategy and advocacy to independent physicians across Ohio.

The Affordable Care Act introduced reform and incentives in the areas of value-based payments, improvements to population health, and the accelerated use of Electronic Health Records (EHR).  While many large physician groups and health systems have already started to transform their operations for value-based care, independent physicians and small practices typically do not have available resources and find themselves at a disadvantage... Read more here.

Medical Advantage Group Enhances HIPAA Compliance Consulting Services
Jul
1
Jul 2

Medical Advantage Group Enhances HIPAA Compliance Consulting Services

Medical Advantage Group announces its relationship with Live Compliance, a high growth company specializing in HIPAA Omnibus regulation program compliance and training.  Medical Advantage Group will leverage the Live Compliance program, portal and partnership as part of its HIPAA compliance consulting services.

Today's HIPAA compliance environment continues to grow in importance as well as complexity.  Healthcare providers must closely manage patient protected health information (PHI) or face severe penalties.  For those Medicare or Medicaid providers who participate in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program, the ability to demonstrate strict compliance withMeaningful Use standards is critical.  Just introduced in March of this year, the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) launched Phase 2 of its HIPAA Audit program.  In this program, OCR audits will review the policies and procedures adopted and employed by covered entities and their business associates to meet identified standards and specifications. Read more here.

CIPA Announces New ACO Option for Michigan and Ohio Doctors
Jun
23
Jul 22

CIPA Announces New ACO Option for Michigan and Ohio Doctors

CIPA announces the formation of CIPA ACO, a new Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization for Michigan and Ohio physicians. CIPA ACO will apply to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program effective January 1, 2017 -- the deadline for physicians to apply to this ACO is July 22. To read more, click here

On June 22, CIPA hosted an informational webinar on the new ACO. If you are interested in learning more, you can access the recorded webinar and download the slide show by clicking the button below.