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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.

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

Training and Competency Assessment Basics
Training and Competency Assessment Basics

Presented by Edward Maziarz, BS, MT(ASCP)

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

This course will review the basic requirements of training and competency assessment of both technical and non-technical laboratory employees. The focus will be on the essential elements required for training and competency assessment. Participants will understand the importance of having appropriate procedures in place which speak to current practices used to train and assess all laboratory employees.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize and review the requirements of training and competency assessment activities

  • Emphasize the essential elements required for training and competency assessment

  • Understand the importance of having appropriate procedures in place for training and assessing competency for both technical and non-technical employees.

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