iPatientCare announces MACRA eLearning Series – Part 6, featuring a rich educational session from CMS Speaker, Benjamin Chin.
iPatientCare, Inc., a pioneer in ambulatory EHR and Revenue cycle enhancement solutions, announced a special session under its MACRA eLearning webinar series where a guest speaker from CMS will share information on Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The session is scheduled on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at 1:00 PM EST. iPatientCare’s MACRA eLearning session mainly focuses on disseminating knowledge about various aspects of MACRA and educating the healthcare professionals on how to utilize the innovative tools and resources to participating in the Quality Payment Program in the most efficient manner.
This session of MACRA eLearning series will focus on Advanced APMs. Advanced APMs is an alternate pathway to MIPs and rewards high-performing providers for participating in risk-bearing arrangements with CMS and other payers. Qualifying Participants would receive 5% lump sum incentive. In this session, we will also cover Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) which is one of the Advanced APMs for 2017.
Benjamin Chin is a graduate of Rutgers University and is currently a policy analyst specializing in health care policy working for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Prior to joining CMS, Ben worked at the Thailand Institute of Justice in Bangkok, Thailand as a Henry Luce Scholar where he conducted research on alternatives to incarceration for drug-involved offenders throughout the ASEAN region. Ben has also worked for Abt Associates and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration prior to working for CMS.
“It has been our endeavor to keep our users updated on the latest developments in HealthCare IT. The overwhelming response of MACRA eLearning series has encouraged us to invite an expert from CMS to impart more specific session on Advanced APMs,” said Arnaz Bharucha, Senior Technology Officer, iPatientCare. She further added, “We are excited to serve the healthcare professionals and provide them with the much-needed assistance through a group of talented individuals, who collectively bring broader and deeper healthcare industry experience and a diverse set of skills and knowledge.”