Accredited Online Course – Quality Payment Program Overview
An online and self-paced overview course on the Quality Payment Program (QPP) is now available through the MLN Learning Management System. Learners will receive information on:
- the origin and goals of Medicare’s Quality Payment Program
- the four performance categories within the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
- the three criteria to be considered an Advanced Alternative Payment Model (Advanced APM)
- the resources available to help you understand and actively participate in the QPP
This is the second course in an evolving curriculum on the QPP, where learners will gain knowledge and insight on the program all while earning valuable continuing education credit. Keep checking back with us for updates on new courses. First time learners will need to register for the MLN Learning Management System. Once registered, learners will be able to access additional courses without having to register. For information on how to login or find training, please visit our MLN Learning Management System FAQ Sheet.
CMS designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Credit for this course expires June 1, 2020.
Patient, Family and Staff Engagement across the Care Continuum
The online series will examine patient and family engagement techniques and strategies including change talk; teach back method; cultural competency; health literacy; OARS; and motivational interviewing. Clinicians, nurses and medical assistants are encouraged to register. The series includes seven self-paced training modules, two live-online community of practice sessions, continuous technical support, and downloadable tools and resources for immediate use of learned skills. Reach out to Tiffanie Depew for more details. (NNCC SAN)
High Value Care Pediatric Cases
Learn how to eliminate unnecessary health care costs and improve patient outcomes. These 30- to 60-minute online interactive HVC pediatric cases can be completed on your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. (CME/MOC credit from the American College of Physicians)
Discover new practice transformation resources on STEPS Forward!
The American Medical Association STEPS Forward™ practice improvement strategies provide ways to help physicians thrive in a changing health care environment. STEPS Forward™ offers the following modules:
- Adopting the ECHO model™ (Extension for community healthcare outcomes)
- Advancing Choosing Wisely®
- Appreciative inquiry: Fostering positive culture
- Clinical decision support and diagnostic imaging
- Forming a patient and family advisory council
- Listening with empathy
- Preventing physician distress and suicide
- Quality Reporting and the importance of Qualified Clinical Data Registries (QCDRs) in maximizing your success
(American Medical Association SAN*)
*SAN stands for Support & Alignment Network