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Symposium 2015 early bird savings extended; timely federal updates on the agenda

There’s still time to save $100 on registration for the Wisconsin Medical Society’s Symposium 2015—being held Sept. 21-22 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. This early bird discount has been extended through Aug. 31.

Symposium 2015 features educational sessions on timely topics impacting health care such as Highlights of the 2016 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule, presented by Jen Cohrs, the Society’s director of educational strategies, and Chris Rasch, director of state and federal relations. This session will cover the important, need-to-know information affecting physicians in the proposed rule including:

  • Overview of the Sustainable Growth Rate repeal and replacement bill.
  • In-depth review of the Physician Value-based Payment Modifier (PVBM) and PVBM scoring methodology.
  • Overview of proposed 2016 Physician Fee Schedule rule and changes related to Advance Care Planning, Physician Quality Reporting System, global surgical service bundle, physician compare website, telehealth services and more.

During another session, The Affordable Care Act and The State of the State for Physicians, Rasch will provide an update on the Affordable Care Act, Health Insurance Marketplace and the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act and how each affects physicians.

These and other sessions available at this year’s event have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Symposium 2015 received prior approval for continuing education units from the AAPC, American Health Information Management Association and Practice Management Institute.

Click here to download the attendee brochure for a full listing of sessions with descriptions. Visit the Society’s Continuing Education Center for more information and to register.

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