Posted May 30, 2012:
The AOA hosted the following webcast focusing on the benefits of establishing osteopathic residency programs in hospitals. For more information on this topic, please contact OGMEDevelopment@osteopathic.org.
New regulations issued Aug. 1, 2012 change certain Medicare GME payment rules mentioned in this webcast. Specifically, effective for hospitals that begin training residents in a new GME program for the first time on of after Oct. 1, 2012, the period of time for building the resident cap is extended from three to five years and the cap is set in the fifth, rather than the third year after training begins.
Be sure to also check out the Q&A session that accompanies this webcast! Watch the Q&A.