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ContentsCMS QPP Dinner Mee ng ................................................. 2 Spring Social Photos ........................................................... 3 6 Core Competencies, By Dr. John Ayres ........................ 4 New Members .................................................................... 5 County Uninsured Pa ent Reimbursement Mtg. .......... 5 Medical Marijuana Law ................................................... 6 E cient Business Prac ce ............................................. 8-9 Health Department News ............................................... 12 Legisla ve Community .................................................... 142017 Board of GovernorsPresident:President Elect:Past President:Vice President: Secretary:Treasurer:Member Elect:Member Elect:Member Elect: Ex-O cio:FMA Legisla ve Liaison: Newsle er Editor: Execu ve Director:Sean Castellucci, DO Inda Mowe , MD Fabian Ramos, MD Eric Folkens, MDConstance Charles-Logan, MD Jonathan Adler, MDJohn Lourie’, MDAlan Miller, MDSilvio Tanev, MD Cornelius Turalba, MD Aaron Sudbury, MDJohn Ayres, MD Valerie ValeThe Quality Payment Program is rapidly moving healthcare forward. It is modernizing Medicare to pro- vide be er care and smarter spend- ing for a healthier America. If you par cipate in Medicare Part B, this presenta on will provide the latest informa on on the Quality Payment Program. You will have a be er un- derstanding of selec ng and re- por ng of appropriate Merit-based Incen ve Payment System (MIPS) Quality measures and Improvement Ac vi es; op mizing Health Infor- ma on Technology (HIT); evalua ng op ons for joining an Advanced Al- terna ve Payment Model (APM) and where to  nd technical assistance, tools and resources. Join us and learn what par cipa on in MIPS means for your prac ce.PLEASE INDICATE BELOW WHO WILL BE ATTENDING: (Required) Name of Physician (Please Print):_____________________________________Guest Name: _____________________________________________________Physician’s Email: ___________________________ Physician’s Cell #: ___________________4808 26th Street West Bradenton, Florida 34207The New CMS Quality Payment Program (QPP): What you need to know for 2017Presented by: Denise Hudson, NR-CMA, Health Informatics Specialist w/ Health Services Advisory Group, Inc. Wednesday, August 23, 2017O’Bricks Pub and Mar ni Bar - Banquet Room427 12th Street West, Bradenton, FL 342056:00 P.M. Cash Bar ▪ 6:30PM Dinner & Presentation Parking on street, city parking lot or county parking garage behind O’BricksPlease RSVP to the Medical Society by Friday, August 18th to: recep on@manateemed.org, fax (941-753-1399) or phone (941-755-341*No charge for member physicians Non - Members & Guests: $50.00 Re red physicians - $25.00Phone: 941-755 - 3411Fax: 941-753 -1399E-mail: Vvale@Manateemed.org Www.Manateemed.org2


































































































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