February 21st Webinar: Legislation, Expectations and Advocacy, Oh My!

February Lunch & Learn Webinar:
Legislation, Expectations and Advocacy, Oh My!

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Presented by the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation in partnership with the North Carolina Medical Group Management Association, we invite you to join in as the NCMS Legislative Advocacy Team, including Thomas Kincheloe, NCMS Director of Legislative Affairs, take a look at what to expect in the 2023 legislative session in North Carolina, and how it may impact your practice and patients.

The key objectives for this webinar are:

  • Review the 2022 election results and how they impact your practice and patients.
  • Introduce you to the 2023 advocacy agenda.
  • Highlight bills that have been filed (so far) and what to expect.
  • Put a spotlight on where your advocacy efforts are needed and how.

Registration

This webinar is free but you must be registered to attend. After you register, you will receive an emailed confirmation with the webinar link and phone-in instructions. Please check your spam/junk folder if you do not see the confirmation email after you register. Space is limited so register early!

Questions

For questions or more information, please contact the NC Medical Society Foundation offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.

August Lunch & Learn Webinar Recording

Strengthening the Provider-Payer Partnership from Onboarding to the Point of Care

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Lunch & Learn Webinar on August 16th. BCBSNC discussed how they are reimagining its partnership with the provider community through multiple initiatives that redesign the onboarding process to improve the provider experience and “meet care teams where they are” with actionable data, technology tools, and hands-on support to impact care outcomes. At the button below, you will find a link to the webinar video recording.

Follow this link to view the transcript of the webinar’s Q&A session.

Thank you again for participating. Watch your email and the website for more webinars coming soon.

June Lunch & Learn Webinar Recording

Medical Practice Customer Service Strategies:
How to Make (Almost) Everyone Happy

Thank to everyone who participated in our June 21st webinar. Our panelists shared their tips and tricks on the topic of “Medical Practice Customer Service Strategies: How to Make (Almost) Everyone Happy.” At the button below, you will find a link to the webinar video recording.

Thank you again for participating. Watch your email and the website for more webinars coming soon.

Recording password: NCMGMAJune22!
Please key in this password directly (do not copy and paste)

Questions
For questions or more information please contact the NC Medical Society Foundation offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.


Upcoming NCMS Event
Registration is now open for North Carolina Medical Society LEAD 2022 Health Care Conference. Scheduled for October 14-16 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, this conference addresses emerging issues impacting health care such as: cybersecurity, blockchain, leadership, and hot topics.

No Surprises Act Webinar Presentation Available

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Tuesday, April 19th for our NCMGMA-NCMSF Lunch & Learn webinar, “Physician Compliance with the No Surprises Act,” lead by attorney Joy Hord from Parker Poe. Joy presented and discussed the provisions of the No Surprises Act that are impacting practices.

The presentation slides from the event are now available (PDF). Click on the button link below to access the slides document.

Thank you to Joy Hord and the NC Medical Society Foundation for their partnership with the April 19th webinar. Watch the NCMGMA website for more Lunch & Learn webinars coming soon!

No Surprises Act Webinar is Next Week: Tuesday, April 19th at Noon

NCMGMA-NCMSF April 19th Lunch & Learn Webinar
Physician Compliance with the No Surprises Act

for Medical Billing

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT | Zoom

Join us as we hear from attorney Joy Hord from Parker Poe, who will present and discuss the provisions of the No Surprises Act that are impacting practices, including:

  • (i) what actions physician groups must take now in order to comply with the No Surprises Act, including provisions applicable to all physicians and physician groups (regardless of whether services are provided in facilities);
  • (ii) process to obtain patient consent to bill as an out-of-network provider for certain services provided to patients at facilities,
  • (iii) impact on physician groups of No Surprise Act rules applicable to payors, and
  • (iv) reporting and enforcement rules.

Webinar Speaker

Joy Hord, JD
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein

Joy is a healthcare attorney in the Charlotte office of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein and a frequent presenter for the NCMGMA. In her practice, Joy assists physician groups ranging from a few physicians to those with 100’s of providers in matters ranging from regulatory compliance and billing audit response to joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.

Registration

This webinar is free but you must be registered to attend. Space is limited so register early! After you register, you will receive an emailed confirmation with webinar and phone-in instructions. Please check your spam/junk folder if you do not see the confirmation email after you register.

Continuing education credit may be granted through your professional organization (MGMA, PAHCOM, AHIMA, etc.). Please self-submit for these organizations.

Questions

For questions or more information please contact the NC Medical Society Foundation offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.

NCMGMA-NCMSF April 19th Lunch & Learn Webinar

NCMGMA-NCMSF April 19th Lunch & Learn Webinar
Physician Compliance with the No Surprises Act

for Medical Billing

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT | Zoom

Join us as we hear from attorney Joy Hord from Parker Poe, who will present and discuss the provisions of the No Surprises Act that are impacting practices, including:

  • (i) what actions physician groups must take now in order to comply with the No Surprises Act, including provisions applicable to all physicians and physician groups (regardless of whether services are provided in facilities);
  • (ii) process to obtain patient consent to bill as an out-of-network provider for certain services provided to patients at facilities,
  • (iii) impact on physician groups of No Surprise Act rules applicable to payors, and
  • (iv) reporting and enforcement rules.

Webinar Speaker

Joy Hord, JD
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein

Joy is a healthcare attorney in the Charlotte office of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein and a frequent presenter for the NCMGMA. In her practice, Joy assists physician groups ranging from a few physicians to those with 100’s of providers in matters ranging from regulatory compliance and billing audit response to joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.

Registration

This webinar is free but you must be registered to attend. Space is limited so register early! After you register, you will receive an emailed confirmation with webinar and phone-in instructions. Please check your spam/junk folder if you do not see the confirmation email after you register.

Continuing education credit may be granted through your professional organization (MGMA, PAHCOM, AHIMA, etc.). Please self-submit for these organizations.

Questions

For questions or more information please contact the NC Medical Society Foundation offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.

Free November 16 Webinar: Legislative Update

November Lunch & Learn Webinar
Legislative Update

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST | Zoom

Join us as we hear from attorney Dave Horne from Smith Anderson, who will provide a year-end Legislative Update. Tune in to learn about what happened this year and what we’re anticipating for 2022!

Speaker

Dave Horne, JD
Attorney, Smith Anderson

Dave Horne was recently named “Lawyer of the Year” for Raleigh Government Relations by Best Lawyers®. He manages the Government Relations practice at Smith Anderson and leads a team of professionals in the firm’s Corporate Relocation and Expansion practice.

Dave has spent nearly 30 years representing private interests – including many non-profit associations, medical groups and businesses – before the North Carolina General Assembly and other state and federal government entities. For more than a decade, he has rated in the top twenty of more than 700 lobbyists registered in the State by an independent survey of his peers, the press, and legislators, conducted by the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research Inc.

Registration

This webinar is free but you must be registered to attend. Space is limited so register early! After you register, you will receive an emailed confirmation with webinar and phone-in instructions.

Continuing education credit may be granted through your professional organization (MGMA, PAHCOM, AHIMA, etc.). Please self-submit for these organizations.

Questions

For questions or more information please contact the NC Medical Society Foundation offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.

Free September 21st Webinar: Virtual Hot Topics Roundtable

September Lunch & Learn Webinar
A Virtual Hot Topics Roundtable

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT | Zoom

Presented by the North Carolina Medical Society Foundation in cooperation with the North Carolina Medical Group Management Association, we are trying something new this month with an open forum, virtual roundtable to address a few of the key areas challenging practices across the state:

  • Workforce recruiting and retention
  • Medicaid Transformation
  • Prior Authorizations

This roundtable is an opportunity for providers and administrators to network, share challenges, best practices, and help guide advocacy efforts at all levels. Please share your concerns, questions, and any other hot topic suggestions when you register here.

Registration

This webinar is free but you must be registered to attend. Space is limited so register early! After you register, you will receive an emailed confirmation with webinar and phone-in instructions.

Continuing education credit may be granted through your professional organization (MGMA, PAHCOM, AHIMA, etc.). Please self-submit for these organizations.

Questions

For questions or more information please contact the NC Medical Society Foundation offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.

Recording: August 26th Lunch & Learn Webinar

August Lunch & Learn Webinar Recording
Second-Order Threats: Preparing for the Downstream

Effects & Risks of COVID-19

On Thursday, August 26th, Donna H. Nicholson, MBA, BSN, RN, CPCO, Senior Vice President of Risk Management at Curi, addressed the second-order impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the importance of beginning to prepare to mitigate the downstream effects of the global crisis while taking the necessary steps to ensure the continued success of our practices.

Thank you to Donna Nicholson and to all of our webinar participants. Also, a big thank you to Curi for sponsoring this webinar.

Please click on the blue button link below to access the webinar recording. The passcode is F#JVEx7N. You can access a PDF copy of the webinar handouts here.

Questions

For questions, please contact the NCMGMA offices at info@ncmgm.org.

July 20 NCMGMA-NCMSF Free Webinar: Health Equity in Context

July Lunch & Learn Webinar
Health Equity in Context

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT | Zoom

This presentation provides a foundational overview and educational outlook of the principles of health equity, health inequities, health disparities, and drivers and determinants of health. The historic and contemporary context of these issues and barriers help to shape much-needed discussions and conversations on eliminating barriers, sharing resources, and building trust.

Webinar Speaker

Cornell P. Wright, MPA
Executive Director
DHHS Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities

Cornell P. Wright, MPA, serves as the Executive Director of the DHHS Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities. He is a subject-matter expert around the areas of health equity and disparities, minority health, and community engagement.

Wright, an active member in the health community, serves various groups, organizations, and boards including the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute where he serves on the Clinical Effectiveness and Decision Science Advisory Panel, and the Southeastern Health Equity Council, as part of the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities, serving as the Co-Chair to the Social Determinants of Health Committee.

He has received awards and recognition for his contributions to health from the National Institutes of Health, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, North Carolina Central University, and the National Minority Quality Forum.

Registration

This webinar is free but you must be registered to attend. Space is limited so register early! After you register, you will receive an emailed confirmation with webinar and phone-in instructions.

Continuing education credit may be granted through your professional organization (MGMA, PAHCOM, AHIMA, etc.). Please self-submit for these organizations.

Questions

For questions or more information please contact the NC Medical Society Foundation offices at ncmsfoundation@ncmedsoc.org.