“In the Crosshairs”: US Healthcare in the Era of ACA

  1.0 CME Credit

  1.0 CE Credit

ABQAURP sub-specialty credits: Managed Care 1.0, Physician Advisor 1.0, Patient Safety/Risk Management 1.0, Case Management 1.0, Transitions of Care 1.0

Health care today expands beyond treating the patient. Practitioners, health plans, patients, and administrators are all seeking ways to measure care, find the value, and improve upon outcomes. This activity features dynamic content from the leaders of this transformative era, giving you the information you need to provide the best care possible to our population. Now is the time to gain an in-depth understanding of what is required to be a successful practitioner under the ACA.

Protect your practice and improve the health of both your patients and community in this new environment. Be among the leaders who have a winning Affordable Care Act-era practice.

At the conclusion of the activity, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the essential competencies of the emerging health care delivery marketplace
  • Discuss practice structures that promote higher value care delivery through greater efficiency and effectiveness
  • Evaluate better designed health strategies to meet the needs of key geographic and clinical segments of attributable populations
This session was recorded live at our 2016 Annual Health Care Quality & Patient Safety Conference and is a portion of the online course entitled: Quality Under the Affordable Care Act: Keys to Success.

This course is intended for Physicians of all specialties, Nurses, and Other Health Care Professionals with appropriate CME credit and nursing contact hours offered for each profession.

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ABQAURP designates this enduring material 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.

ABQAURP is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses. This activity is designated for 1.0 contact hour through the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # 50-94.

This program is approved for Category 2 credit by the American Osteopathic Association.

All participants must achieve a final assessment score of at least seventy percent (70%) for recertification and continuing education credits. You have 60 days to complete the course after ordering. Please note: Exam candidates taking the Core Body of Knowledge and Diplomates renewing their certification may have less time to complete, as determined by deadlines imposed. This activity is valid from June 1, 2016 through March 15, 2019.

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COURSE FEES: Diplomate $29.00     Member $34.00     Non-Member $42.00

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About The Authors
Members of the CME Committee, Planners, and Faculty have disclosed to ABQAURP any relevant financial relationships. No relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest exist in regard to the content of this activity.

Kenneth P. Anderson, DO, MS, CPE - Chief Operating Officer, Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET)

Dr. Kenneth Anderson is the Chief Operating Officer of the American Hospital Association's Health Research & Educational Trust. He is responsible for management of the day-to-day operations and serves as the internal leader of HRET, assisting in the development and integration of the organizational strategic plan across finance, operations and research. Dr. Anderson previously served as the Chief Medical Quality Officer for North Shore University Health System and held an academic appointment at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He also founded the Center for Clinical and Research Informatics; charged with using medical informatics to enhance quality and research. Dr. Anderson serves as a Baldrige National Quality Award Alumni Examiner and is a judge for the state of Pennsylvania Hospital & Health System Improvement Awards.

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