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Aug 17 - 18, 2019 | CME 15.00 | USD $650 | Northfield, Illinois
Practice Management Fundamentals Workshop is organized by College of American Pathologists (CAP) and will be held from Aug 17 - 18, 2019 at College Of American Pathologists, Northfield, Illinois, United States of America. Credits Offered: CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. CE (Continuing Education for non-physicians): The CAP designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15 credit(s) of continuing education. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Description: The Practice Management Fundamentals Workshop is a one-of-a-kind, two day, faculty-led workshop available exclusively to CAP members. This comprehensive workshop covers the fundamentals of practice management and is designed to provide aspiring leaders the strategies and tools necessary for successfully advancing their pathology practice. This workshop provides new-in-practice pathologists and nonphysician practice leaders with the basic skills that are critical to leading and operating a practice and/or lab from a business perspective. The workshop will be led by seasoned pathologists, practice managers, and other experts. Topics discussed during this workshop include: practice operations and payment, cost structures and budgets, capacity planning, billing function analysis and interventions, key productivity indicators, pathologists' role in value-based care, navigating human resource issues, and compliance and regulatory affairs. Day-to-day concepts are reinforced via activities such as small group discussions, role playing, problem solving activities and practice exercises. Objectives: After participating in this live workshop you should be able to: • Discuss how Relative Value Units (RVUs) impact payment, define RVU equations and understand the structure and function of RVUs. • Explain the various methods of payment including coding, fee for service, TC/PC, global method, part-A and private payor. • Describe the revenue cycle, payment mechanics, KPIs, overpayments, and other payment methods. • Discuss key issues facing pathologists and their practices including HIPAA, STARK, false claims, compliance plan and risk management. • Practice calculating, compiling, and resolving various revenue cycle issues (hands-on activity). • Develop cost per test, understand cost reduction/savings and the process for instituting new tests in your lab. • Recognize the value that you bring to the health system, how to create real time systems to collect data, how to compile and interpret the data, and how to produce an annual report. • Practice compiling, developing, and analyzing financial data (hands-on activity). • Improve negotiation skills for the pathologist and their practice and within their institution, establish best practices. • Discuss different employment, contractual, and compensation models. Understand employment trends impacting pathology. • Effectively and efficiently assess and manage your testing volume, management of increased workload while maintaining financially secure operation. • Discuss the CMS' Quality Payment Program (QPP), understand the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and pathologists reporting systems. • Explain the roles, challenges and responsibilities of being a laboratory medical director. • Practice calculating and analyzing cost data, cost per test, and capacity planning (hands-on activity). • Practice the budgeting process including types of budgets, use of metrics, historical analysis, and trending/forecasting. • Explain the best practices for recruiting and retaining and managing pathologists. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 26 - 27, 2019 | CME 16.00 | USD $5070 | Northfield, Illinois
Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Advanced Practical Pathology Program (USFNA AP3) is organized by College of American Pathologists (CAP) and will be held from Oct 26 - 27, 2019 at College of American Pathologists, Northfield, Illinois, United States of America. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 16 CME Hours. Intended Audience: The CAP designed the USFNA AP3 for pathologists with intermediate or higher skill level in performing fine-needle aspirations who wish to expand their practice to include ultrasound-guided FNA techniques. Participants who will benefit the most from the USFNA pathology program will include pathologists who have successfully completed at least 50 FNA procedures in the current year (including performance of tasks such as patient interaction, specimen collection [including the placement of the FNA needle], pathology interpretation of the sample, and the sign-out of the pathology report). Note: Save $500 - register before September 14, 2019 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.