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2017 AKMGMA Annual Conference
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017
Category: Events

2017 AKMGMA Conference Schedule

Preconference is free for members --- $50 for nonmembers
General Conference is $250 for members --- $350 for nonmembers

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Wednesday, 29 March, 2017
12:00pm – 1:30pm           Registration
1:00pm – 5:00pm             Preparing Your Practice to Thrive in a Value-Based Reimbursement Environment
                                         Speaker:  Eric Christensen


  • Overview of the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
    • The First 90 Days – How has it been working in the real world?
  • Keeping pace with CMS Mandates and Regulatory Compliance.
    • Updates to CMS driven by new administration oversight. Current ACA mandates and their impact on your practice and reimbursements.
  • Engaging providers and staff in the new objectives. How you can help to influence their behavior to improve practice profitability and overall compliance.

Join Eric in an engaging discussion with your colleagues on how these new objectives will influence your practice, your providers, and your staff. With time on our side, we can learn from how others are meeting the new mandates, overcoming obstacles, and thriving in the new era of value based payments, from real world examples.

Thursday, 30 March, 2017 General Conference 
7:00am – 8:00am             Breakfast and Registration (parking garage validation)
8:00am – 8:30am             Open remarks: Bill Sorrells
8:30am – 10:00am           General Session: Title TBD; Speaker: Scott Carbonara
10:00am – 10:45am         Break with Exhibitors
10:45am – 12:00pm         General Session: Compliance: Carolyn Heyman-Layne
12:00pm – 1:00pm           Lunch Keynote: Becky Hultberg, ASHNHA
1:00pm – 2:00pm             Vendor break
2:00pm – 3:00pm             Breakout Sessions: CMPE Update
                                         Breakout Session:  Evaluating Your Practice Liability Insurance
3:00pm – 4:00pm             General Session: NCQA: Rick Moore, CIO NCQA
4:00pm – 5:00pm             General Session: Cleaner Medicaid Claims…Getting Paid Faster: Conduent
5:00pm – 6:30pm             President’s Reception
6:30pm – 8:30pm             President’s Dinner
Friday, 31 March, 2017
7:00am – 8:00am               Breakfast
8:00am – 9:00am               Morning Keynote: DJ Wilson
9:00am – 10:00am             General Session: Government Update
10:00am – 10:30am           Break with Exhibitors
10:45am – 12:00pm           General Session: Payer Panel Discussion
12:00pm – 1:00pm             AKMGMA General Membership Meeting
1:00pm – 2:00pm               General Session: Medicaid Redesign Update: SOA
2:30pm – 3:00pm               Break with Exhibitors
2:30pm – 4:00pm               General Session: Behavior Smarts: Robert Frisina
4:00pm – 5:00pm               Closing Remarks & Grand Prize