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Upcoming Webinars

CLMA Full Members receive complimentary live webinar registration included in the cost of membership. Registration is required to access the webinar. Webinar recording access is not included with CLMA Full Membership. Check back here monthly for new webinar listings.

PAMA: Lessons Learned from 2017
PAMA: Lessons Learned from 2017


Presented by Sarah Boyd Simonson, Regional Vice President for Laboratory Lab Revenue Cycle Management

Sponsored by Change Healthcare

August 20, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. CT

This webinar will discuss the essential data elements required for this PAMA reporting cycle and the steps to take to develop a plan for collecting the data, submitting the final private payer rate, and ensuring compliance.     

Learning Objectives

  • Understand CMS’ expanded definition of an applicable lab and the implications for non-compliance
  • Identify the data elements required for PAMA reporting and determine your data extraction process
  • Develop a plan for preparing data for submission and post-submission data analysis
  • Analyze how the recent updates to PAMA will impact reporting requirements and changes to the clinical laboratory fee schedule

Continuing Education
1.0 Continuing Education Unit

Body of Knowledge Learning Domains

  • Compliance and Risk Management

Price

  • Free for Full Members
  • $49 for Associate Members
  • $99 for Non-Members

 

Point of Care Testing - Should You Offer It?
Point of Care Testing - Should You Offer It?


Presented by Kari Echtenkamp BS, MLS(ASCP)CM

August 29, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. CT

Point of Care lab testing is often sought out as the solution to long turnaround times or new regulatory requirements. The discussion will consist of how to achieve quality and compliance in point of care testing (POCT), while learning how to analyze a new request for POCT.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of point of care testing
  • Describe how quality results and compliance can be maintained in POCT
  • Analyze the request for a new POCT

Continuing Education
1.0 Continuing Education Unit

Body of Knowledge Learning Domains

  • Quality Management for Patient Safety
  • Compliance and Risk Management

Price

  • Free for Full Members
  • $49 for Associate Members
  • $99 for Non-Members

The Golden Age of the Clinical Lab as We Transition from Volume to Value
The Golden Age of the Clinical Lab as We Transition from Volume to Value


Presented by Khosrow R. Shotorbani, MBA, MT (ASCP)

September 19, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. CT

A thought-leadership of measurable aspects of the clinical lab as the catalyst in healthcare defining and developing clinical strategies with early intervention, prevention and cost avoidance aligned with triple aim, population health and value based healthcare.  

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to have a seat at the table and help design future care delivery models
  • Learn to leverage the longitudinal patient centric data to help risk stratify a population, identify care gaps, identify high risk patients early, and facilitate targeted intervention, prevention and assist in cost avoidance
  • Explore new business models with new measurable value proposition with alternative payment model

Continuing Education
1.0 Continuing Education Unit

Body of Knowledge Learning Domains

  • Business and Clinical Operations

Price

  • Free for Full Members
  • $49 for Associate Members
  • $99 for Non-Members

 

2020 Laboratory and Pathology Coding, Billing and Reimbursement
2020 Laboratory and Pathology Coding, Billing and Reimbursement


Presented by Diana Voorhees, M.A., CLS, MT, SH, CLCP

November 12, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. CT

Staying in compliance with ever-changing and often-ambiguous coding, billing and reimbursement rules is a constant challenge for clinical laboratories and pathology services, especially as new test codes continue to be developed and are frequently associated with no defined payment. In addition, ever-evolving coverage policies and changes to how Medicare and other payers reimburse molecular pathology testing present serious hurdles that affect payment. This presentation addresses upcoming changes and prepares for the developments approaching in 2020.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss procedural coding changes for 2020
  • Describe proposed changes in government reimbursement
  • Discuss pertinent policies and issues affecting coverage
  • Determine the anticipated impact of CMS editing systems

Continuing Education
1.0 Continuing Education Unit

Body of Knowledge Learning Domains

  • Compliance and Risk Management
  • Financial Management 

Price

  • Free for Full Members
  • $49 for Associate Members
  • $99 for Non-Members