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April 12 Waukesha County Medical Society program examines MACRA at a local level

With changes to the Medicare payment system on the horizon, Waukesha County Medical Society (WCMS) is hosting an educational dinner program Wednesday, April 12 to prepare physicians for the new Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

Wisconsin Medical Society Board Chair Molli Rolli, MD, will kick off the event designed to provide physicians with an understanding of how MACRA is being implemented in local health systems and the impact they can expect to their practice of medicine.

Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, the event will include a national perspective on payment reform presented by Kathleen Blake, MD, MPH, Vice President of Healthcare Quality at the American Medical Association. A panel of local health care executives also will discuss payment reform practices unique to their health care systems. The panelists are:

  • Andy Anderson, MD, Executive VP and Chief Medical Officer from Aurora Health Care
  • Steven Kulick, MD, Medical Director from ProHealth Care Solutions
  • Julie Mitchell, MD, MS, Chief Population Health Management Officer at the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Peter Sanderson, MD, MPA, Vice President of Clinical Transformation and interim Regional Vice President at Ascension – Ministry Health Care
  • Sarfraz Sidhu, MD, General Partner of Oak Medical

The event, being held at the Marriott Milwaukee West in Waukesha, begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner. The education program starts at 7 p.m.

Registration for WCMS members is complimentary; there is a $50 fee for non-members and guests. Details and registration are available online.

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