Jan. 15, 2014, 7 p.m. Central time: Credentialing and CAQH: Saving Practices Time and Easing the Burden
One of the most important aspects of the credentialing process is the collection and verification of vital data from the physician regarding education, training, experience, practice history, location, disclosure of any issues impacting the ability to provide care and other background information. Using the CAQH Universal Provider DataSource® (UPD), each physician or health care professional submits a single application to a central database that meets the needs of all health plans and hospitals participating in the effort. Learn how the Universal Provider DataSource could benefit your practice, save time and improve data quality. Register now.
AOA CMS EHR Super Users Webinar Series
This webinar series is part of a collaboration with the AOA, CMS and AOAMI. All webinars take place at 1 p.m. Central time.
Jan. 15, 2014: ICD-10 Compliance Deadline: Steps Your Practice Should Take to Prepare
A CMS expert will discuss what CMS is doing to encourage the industry to prepare for ICD-10 by the Oct. 1, 2014, deadline. Register now.
March 19, 2014: Quality Measurement 101: What Providers Need to Know about CMS Quality Programs
CMS experts will explain the basics of CMS quality programs like the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), Maintenance of Certification program (MoC) and Value-Based Payment Modifier (VBPM). Register now.
April 16, 2014: What is the Direct Project?
More details coming soon. Register now.
May 21, 2014: Administrative Simplification and eHealth: What Providers Need to Know
A CMS expert will provide an overview of administrative simplification initiatives and how they can help reduce administrative burdens for providers. The webinar will also cover operating rules, Health Plan Identifier (HPID) and ICD-10. Register now.
|ICD-10 - The Provider Perspective
Recorded Dec. 12, 2013: Joseph Nichols, MD, gives an overview of the transition to ICD-10, from clinical documentation to business implications.
Meaningful Use Stage 2 - Deep Dive
Recorded Dec. 5, 2013: Join Seth Flam, DO, as he provides information on meaningful use stage 2 requirements and how meaningful use clinical quality measures will work in 2014. The webinar also covers new core and menu measures and how they compare to meaningful use stage 1.
2014 CPT Code Changes
Recorded Dec. 4, 2013: Judith A. O'Connell, DO, MHA, and Robert Stomel, DO, provide updates on new codes, revisions and deletions of existing CPT codes, and explain what these changes mean for your practice.
ICD-10 Is Coming: What's a Provider to Do?
Recorded Nov. 21, 2013: In this webinar, Stanley Nachimson, one of the nation’s leading ICD-10 implementation experts, discusses the new code set and how to ensure you'll be ready by Oct. 1, 2014.
EHR Survival Guide for Small Physician Practices and Groups
Recorded October 16, 2013: Physicians Linda Delo, DO, and E. Lynn McCallum, MD, discuss their transition from paper to electronic records in their practices. Hear the differences between a client-based and cloud-based EHR and learn how you can have a successful transition to EHRs.
Meaningful Use: Any and All Questions Answered
Posted Oct. 10, 2013: Naushad Godrej has helped thousands of physicians and practitioners improve patient care using electronic health records (EHRs) and personal health records (PHRs). In this webinar, he discusses his experience with meaningful use and answers participant questions.
Introduction to the EHR Incentive Program: Overview
Recorded Sept. 25, 2013: Travis Broome, team lead for policy and oversight of health information technology initiatives at CMS, reviews the EHR Incentive Programs, providing information on eligibility requirements, participation requirements, key deadlines and more. To view the webinar, enter your email address and organizational information as prompted.
Modifier -25: Document, Code and Bill Correctly
Posted March 19, 2013: AOA billing and coding experts explain the increased payer scrutiny being given to Modifier -25 and how to ensure your documentation supports your coding and billing.
EMR Implementation - Lessons Learned
Posted Jan. 10, 2013: Listen to insights from osteopathic physicians who have successfully implemented electronic medical record (EMR) systems in their practices. Michael Hunt, DO, and Melissa Gastorf, DO, discuss financing options for EMR systems, questions to ask before signing a contract, and meeting meaningful use requirements for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. This webinar is eligible for one credit of AOA Category 1-B CME credit.
2012 AOA CAP for PQRS
Posted Sept. 25, 2012: Learn how to complete the registry-based reporting process for the CAP for PQRS. AOA Trustee Ronald R. Burns, DO, hosts the webcast with special guest, Mark A. Levine, MD. This webinar is eligible for one credit of AOA Category 1-B CME credit.
What is OCC?
Posted June 22, 2012: Learn about the upcoming changes to Osteopathic Continuous Certification (OCC) which will go into effect Jan. 1, 2013. Ronald E. Ayres, DO, and Stephen M. Scheinthal, DO, explain the five components of the OCC process. This webinar is eligible for one credit of AOA Category 1-B CME credit.
Quality Reporting Initiatives: E-Rx, PQRS and EHR
Posted Feb. 15, 2012: Get the latest information regarding upcoming changes in quality reporting initiatives. Speakers include David F. Hitzeman, DO, chair of the AOA Bureau of Socioeconomic Affairs, and Derek Roninson, MD, CMS medical director.