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Ins & Outs of MACRA

Mike E.C. Schmidt Director of Certification and Client Success June 28, 2017

1 AAPC - Approved CEU

Does the alphabet soup of MACRA have your head spinning? Join TCI the webinar that will help you understand the ins and outs of MACRA and what it means for your practice. In this session, expert speaker Mike E.C. Schmidt will help you understand how new legislation will impact your practice and how you are paid for services to Medicare patients. You will learn the requirements and scoring methodology that will be used under the new MIPS program. And finally, you will also become familiar with steps you need to take now to avoid future payment cuts.


You’ll learn:

  • The latest on MACRA and QPP trends
  • The MIPS Challenge
  • Regulatory Update on the 2018 MIPS Proposed Rule
  • The payment changes you’ll face over the next four years
  • The MIPS 2017 & 2018 Transition Years
  • The MIPS Composite Performance Score and how you can improve yours
  • MIPS ACI Performance
  • MIPS Quality Performance
  • MIPS APMs and Advanced APMs
  • Action Items in 2017
  • The winning strategy for tackling MIPS performance measures
  • And more!


Register now to ensure you’re up to speed on all the MACRA pointers you need to be successful!


Who should attend:

  • Practice administrators
  • Physicians
  • Billing managers
  • Any other practice team members who are responsible for or interested MIPS performance for their practice.


Earn 1 AAPC CEU for CPC®, COC™, CPC-P®, CPCO™, CPPM®.


Note: The AAPC CEU is available to all live webinar attendees. CEUs for archived webinars are available only to SuperCoder subscribers.


Speaker Bio:


Mike E.C. Schmidt

Director of Certification and Client Success


Mike leads the team within Eye Care Leaders focused on client success with MIPS, MACRA, QPP and APMs, and the related ONC Health IT Certification program. He brings more than 30 years of experience from the medical device software and healthcare IT field, including general management, marketing, software management, and software development positions in the ophthalmology, oncology and radiology fields, including at Carl Zeiss Meditec, Varian Associates, Siemens Medical Systems and Pacsgear. Mike also owned and led SES, a turnkey software development company focusing on high-risk applications.

With the increased regulation, Mike has focused on MACRA, MIPS, MUs and other EHR related compliance concerns. He has spoken at national conferences including at the User Group Conferences for Management Plus and MD Office, additional Eye Care Leader members.

Mike received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley and his master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Washington at Seattle.


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