While there is a great deal of uncertainly around the future of the Affordable Care Act, the 2015 MACRA legislation (also known as the “SGR fix”) was passed by Congress with bipartisan support – meaning, in all likelihood, it’s here to stay. MACRA’s quality and performance reporting requirements kick in this year, with physicians seeing a positive, neutral, or negative impact on their bottom line in 2019. The good news? Succeeding with MACRA may not be as hard as you think. Optimizing your performance by choosing the right measures for your practice now means getting ahead of the curve, and staying there.

Please join us for a live interactive video presentation on MACRA and what it means for your practice. During this presentation, Dr. Jerry Williamson and Carrie Nixon of Healthcare Solutions Connection along with Scott Disch of Privia Health will provide an overview of MACRA (including reporting requirements under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, or MIPS) and discuss why 2017 presents an opportunity for physicians to position their practice for long-term success. 

The live presentation covers:
• What does MACRA mean for you?
• MACRA’s Alphabet Soup: QPP, MIPS, APMs and more
• MIPS measures: What tools do you already have in place? 
• Pick Your Pace: Taking advantage of the 2017 “Transition Year”
• Developing a long-term MACRA strategy

Presenters

Jerry Williamson, M.D. is a Board Certified physician with over 30 years’ experience in private practice and healthcare management. During the course of his career, Dr. Williamson has served 
as Medical Director for a Third Party Administrator, VP of Medical Affairs for a 280 bed hospital, Assistant 
Medical Director for a Staff Model HMO, and a private practice physician. He is a frequent lecturer and consultant on such topics as HIPAA, MACRA, Physician Burnout, and Practice Management. 

Carrie Nixon is Co-Founder and CEO of Healthcare Solutions Connection and Managing Member of Nixon Law Group. She is an expert in healthcare law and policy issues relating to healthcare reform. Her consulting clients are individual physicians and physician groups, clinical labs, post-acute care providers, and HIT/mobile health companies.

Scott Disch, National Practice Leader, Privia Health
Scott’s work in partnering with physicians encompasses an understanding of how to optimize practice workflow, coordinate and leverage group buying power, and create long-lasting relationships. He focuses on building healthcare networks that improve our communities’ health through robust referral systems and accountability for the patient-centered medical home philosophy.

About Healthcare Solutions Connection
Healthcare Solutions Connection (“HSC”) serves providers and companies navigating the complex transition to value-based delivery models. For every project we take on, we bring to bear a network of top experts who work together as a team to provide integrated, leading edge consulting services. HSC is headquartered in metropolitan Washington, D.C., at the pulse of healthcare policy. But we know that all healthcare is local, with no one-size-fits-all template to meet every need. All of our network experts have extensive knowledge in their particular area of focus, many with multiple decades of experience in their field.

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