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Kentucky Medical Group Management Association Fall Conference 2012

Kentucky Medical Group Management Associaiton
Kentucky Medical Group Management Association Fall Conference

Location: Bowling Green, KY

Date: September 20th and 21st


Sessions attended:

Preparing for ICD-10.  Bradley Carter, SVMIC. 

 

Deal Breakers in Payer Contracts.  Penny Noyes, Health Business Navigators

  • Discussion of most common payer contract items that can be detrimental to our practice
  • Proposed alternative language that protects practice’s interests
  • Monitoring that payments reflect negotiated terms of agreement

 

Washington Legislative Update.  Jeb Shepard, MGMA Government Affairs

  • Current political landscape – Affordable Care Act, Sustainable Growth Rate
  • Federal Quality Reporting Systems update.
  • General compliance and administrative simplification updates.

 

KMGMA Business Meeting

  • New officers installed
  • 2 officers are from local practices
    • Traci Duff (CHC) is President Elect
    • Steve Sinclair (Graves-Gilbert) Treasurer


Kentucky Implementation of the Health Insurance Exchange & Consumer Protections.

  • The exchange is a work in progress.  Only skeleton of program has been defined.  The exchange is scheduled to be operational in 2014.
  • More information here: http://healthcarereform.ky.gov/
  • KY Navigators will assist business and individuals in accessing insurance through the exchange.

 

KY’s New Prescription Drug Law and Upcoming State Legislative Issues. Cory Meadows, KMA

  • CME requirement for prescribers: 1.5 hrs in 2013 and 1.5 hrs in 2014.  Topics include KASPER use, substance abuse screening and testing, etc…
  • Sanctions – may include civil liabilities for prescribers.
  • KBML fact sheets on website offer guidance, but read HB1 & KBML regs.
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