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How to Do MIPS Reporting for 2018 (webinar)

Activity Type:

  • On Demand


Release Date: 4/11/2018

Expiration Date: 5/11/2018

  • AMA PRA Category 1 Physician: 1
  • Participation: 1

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Overview

This webinar will give psychiatrists a basic understanding of the 2018 reporting requirements for the Medicare Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), including where to go for additional help and resources.

Pricing

This activity is a mechanism to claim credit for attending the live webinar held on 4/11/18. Attendees will need to enter the Group ID code distributed by email following the event to unlock the activity, complete the evaluation, and claim and print a certificate. If you have misplaced your Group ID, please contact macra@psych.org.

Credit must be claimed by 5/11/18. 

Educational Objectives

  • Identify what is new for the MIPS program in 2018
  • Determine the circumstances under which physicians are required to do MIPS reporting for 2018
  • Describe the 2018 MIPS reporting requirements
  • Locate additional resources and help to guide physicians in doing MIPS reporting

Target Audience

Psychiatrists

Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Begin Date: April 11, 2018
End Date: April 11, 2018

How to Earn Credit

Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. A multiple-choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 75% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the event date and hours earned. 

Accreditation

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

Presenters

  • Samantha Sugarman, Deputy Director, Quality, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Nathan Tatro, Health Information Technology Specialist, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Presenters and Program Planners

  • Eileen Carlson, R.N., Director of Reimbursement Policy, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
  • Debra Lansey, Associate Director of Payment Policy, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Hardware/Software Requirements

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This Web site requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.

Optimal System Configuration:

  • Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.3+ 
  • Browser: Firefox (latest version), Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 7.0+, Microsoft Edge (latest version) or Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+ 
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements:

  • Windows PC: 500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Macromedia Flash Player 10.3 or higher; Sound Card at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
  • Macintosh:Mac OS X 10.4+ or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content

For assistance: Contact macra@psych.org for questions about this course | Contact learningcenter@psych.org for technical assistance

All materials copyright American Psychiatric Association. ©2018

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