Chicago, IL

Preliminary Program

(Current as of 12-9-16. Subject to change).

Diving Into the Details of MACRA - Let's Take the Plunge Together

Friday, February 24
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration  
10:00 – 10:15 a.m. Welcome & Introductions Laureen Rowland, CAE
ASOA Executive Director

Nancey McCann
​ASCRS Director of Government Relations

10:15 – 11:15 a.m. MACRA - What Is It & What Does It Mean to Me?
  • Background & History
  • How Was MACRA Developed?
  • What the Statute Says
  • The Final Rule
  • Payment Structure
  • Looking Forward to 2018
Nancey McCann
ASCRS Director of Government Relations
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Breaking Down MACRA - 2 Pathways

​Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

  • ​Quality Performance Category
  • Advancing Care Information Category
Nancey McCann
​ASCRS Director of Government Relations
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch  
1:00 – 1:45 p.m. Breaking Down MACRA - 2 Pathways

​Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)

  • ​Improvement Activities
  • Resource Use (Cost) Category
Nancey McCann
​ASCRS Director of Government Relations
1:45 – 2:15 p.m. Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) Allison Dickert Madson
ASCRS Manager of Regulatory Affairs
2:15 – 3:15 p.m. BREAK  
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Scenario Breakouts Nancey McCann
​ASCRS Director of Government Relations
4:30 p.m. Wrap-Up  
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Evening Reception  

 

Saturday, February 25
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast  
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. MACRA: The EMR Perspective & Challenges ​Tera Roy
Consultant

Valerie Salmeri
MedNetwoRx

10:00 –​ 11:00 a.m. MACRA: The Administrator Perspective & Challenges Moderator:

Nancey McCann
​ASCRS Director of Government Relations

Panelists:

Deb Cochran
Administrator
Cedar Run Eye Center
Traverse City, MI

Debbie Davis, COE, OCS
Practice Manager
Atwal Eye Care/Buffalo Eye Care Associates
Buffalo, NY

Gretchen Kimble, JD, COE
Practice Administrator
Mississippi Vision Correction Center, PLLC
Flowood, MS

William T. Koch, COA, COE, COA
ASOA President-Elect
Texas Retina Associates
Dallas, TX

Janna Mullaney, COE, COA, COT
Chief Operating Officer, Katzen Eye Group/Aesthetics by Katzen
Executive Directory of Operation, ESP Maryland
Lutherville, MD

Joe Theine, MBA
Practice Administrator
Four Corners Eye Clinic
Durango, CO

11:00 – 11:15 a.m. BREAK  
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. MACRA - What's Next? Nancey McCann
​ASCRS Director of Government Relations
12:00 p.m. Meeting Concludes