How Physicians Can Practice Medicine under MACRA and Survive

Length: 90 minutes Expert: Jennifer Searfoss, Esq.
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As a provider, you must decide HOW you’re going to practice medicine under MACRA. The final government rule was just released, and it won’t be long before everyone begins to scramble. Time is running out…

You’ve probably heard that next year is being considered a transition year for MACRA, but don’t be fooled into thinking you have plenty of time to make this decision. Making your choice early is the only way of getting what you want, and hopefully improving your payment opportunities. So, if you want to have control over how you’re going to practice medicine under MACRA, you’d better decide soon.

That’s where healthcare attorney and quality reporting expert, Jennifer Searfoss, Esq., CPOM, CHCI, CMCS, comes in. During her 60-minute training session, you’ll receive a plain-English explanation of your MACRA options. Jennifer knows the tough decisions you are facing, and has the answers you need.

TODAY is the best possible time for you to decide how you’ll survive MACRA. However, in order to do so, you must act quickly. By completing this much-needed training, you’ll finally be able to determine what your options are under MACRA, and how to choose the one that works the best for you.

Here are just a few of the options Jennifer will drill down into and walk you through so you can more quickly take action:

  • Weigh the real pros and cons of being employed by a private group  vs. a hospital
  • Consider private practice payer contracting options and changes in payer mix impact on your practice
  • When to go non-par or opt out of health plans and what this means to your pocketbook
  • Evaluate if running a private practice under the new MACRA rules is your best option
  • Uncover your MACRA options of MIPS or APMs available and whether you qualify
  • Is now the time to retire, or should you hang on a little while longer
  • And so much more…

The implementation of MACRA is going to completely change the way you’re paid. To find out how you can practice medicine (or not) within this new environment and not lose your shirt, order this training today.

Meet Your Expert

Jennifer Searfoss
Esq.Chief Legal and Compliance Officer

As the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer for U.S. Foot and Ankle Specialists, Jennifer Searfoss, Esq. leads and manages the legal and compliance functions for the MidAtlantic group.

Jennifer has always been passionate about helping physicians improve their compliance. As the Founder and CEO of the Searfoss Consulting Group (SCG Health), she focused on improving providers quality measurements. Prior to taking on the role as entrepreneur, Jennifer was the Vice President of External Provider Relations for UnitedHealthcare where she reviewed and approved education programs for commercial and Medicare physicians.

Her background in legal and compliance began with the accomplished foundation of serving the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) as the External Relations Liaison. In addition to coordinating MGMA advocacy, she also was the Government Affairs Representative for the Eastern & Southern Sections.

Jennifer has had the pleasure of teaching health care law at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and health care policy at George Washington University. She received her undergraduate degree in health science and policy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and law degree from the University of Maryland. She is a member in good standing of the Maryland bar since 2005. Jennifer, her husband and their two fuzzy children (a cat and a dog) reside in Northern Virginia.

Reviews

Very helpful - the more I hear about this - the better we'll be.
Deb Nail
Clinic Manager, Sedgwick County Hospital & Valley Medical Clinic
Excellent information and explanation. Liked the online demo of how to obtain the specific and important reports, i.e. QRUR and MACRA Final Rule.
Marian Capper
CEO, Paradigm Medical Management
Excellent presentation. She explained very clearly. These changes do make me want to jump off a cliff trying to see patients and do all of this reporting. Very clear, detailed, great job.
Sarah Ford
Practice manager, FNP, CPC, Ford Center for Pain Management