Register for Live Event on MACRA and the New Quality Payment Program

Join your colleagues on Jan. 7, 2017, to hear from experts on MACRA, what it means for physician practices, and how you can prepare for the shift to value-based payment.

TMA, the Travis County Medical Society (TCMS), and Dell Medical School will cohost a live education session on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and new Quality Payment Program (QPP). The event will take place Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, from 9 am to noon at the Dell Medical School Health Learning Building in Austin. 

Program Details

MACRA: New Quality Payment Program and the Move to Value-Based Care

Speakers, followed by Q&A:  

  • Steve Steffensen, MD, chief of the Learning Health System at Dell Medical School, will serve as moderator.
  • Mark McClellan, MD, senior policy advisor at Dell Medical School, will provide national context for MACRA and an overview of the two tracks in the QPP.
  • Robert K. Cowan, MD, president of the Travis County Medical Society, will provide an introduction to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
  • Anas Daghestani, MD, chief executive officer and medical director of medical home, population health, and clinical quality at Austin Regional Clinic, will discuss how to prepare for MIPS.
  • Elizabeth Teisberg, executive director and professor at Dell Medical School, will discuss working together to further value-based care. 


Space for this event is limited to 120 people. To reserve your spot now, visit the TCMS website for registration details, email tcms[at]tcms[dot]com, or call (512) 206-1270. The registration fee is $20 per person. Parking will be available in The University of Texas at Austin surface lot 108, adjacent to the Health Learning Building.

For the latest information on the new Medicare Quality Payment Program, visit the TMA MACRA Resource Center.

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