CPSC 2022 Medicare Quality Payment Program Final Rule Webinar - December 15
Please join the AAMC-Vizient Clinical Practice Solutions Center (CPSC) for a webinar discussing policies for Year 6 (2022) of the Quality Payment Program section of the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule on December 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm (EST). During this 60 minute webinar, AAMC and Vizient staff will present on policy changes for MIPS and Advanced APMs.
- Changes to the MIPS framework
- Changes to MIPS category weights and performance threshold -MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs) reporting option, the APM Performance Pathway, (APP), and changes related to Advanced APMs
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions once the presentation has concluded.
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Gayle Lee, JD
Director, Physician Payment Policy and Quality
Gayle Lee is the Director of Physician Payment Policy and Quality at the Association of American Medical Colleges. Ms. Lee has an expansive background in health care law, regulation, advocacy, and policy. She is responsible for educating and advocating on federal regulations and policies that impact teaching hospitals and physicians. Prior to joining AAMC, Ms. Lee served as Senior Director of Health Finance and Quality at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) where her key areas of responsibility involved Medicare, Medicaid, HIPAA and health care reform regulations impacting rehabilitation. Before APTA, Ms. Lee was the Assistant Counsel and Policy Coordinator at the American Rehabilitation Association where she worked on issues that affected rehabilitation hospitals and units. Ms. Lee received her law degree at the Washington College of Law at the American University DC and completed her undergraduate work at Pennsylvania State University located in University Park, Pennsylvania.
Jenna Stern, JD
Sr. Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy Director
Jenna Stern currently serves as Vizient’s senior regulatory affairs and public policy director. In this role, she identifies and responds to legislative and regulatory developments of most interest to Vizient’s members. Medicare reimbursement and drug policy are among the topics which Jenna focuses on at Vizient. Prior to joining Vizient, Jenna was the director for health policy at the American Pharmacists Association and a senior associate with Avalere Health, a health care consulting firm in Washington, DC. In her previous roles, she specialized in regulatory affairs, strategy, policy and data analysis for life sciences, health plans and providers. Jenna has also worked at various non-profit organizations focusing on public health and patient advocacy. Her educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (Hons.) from Brock University and a Juris Doctor with a concentration in health law from Case Western Reserve University. She is admitted to the Maryland bar.
Ki Stewart, JD
Policy & Regulatory Analyst
Ki Stewart is a Policy and Regulatory Analyst specializing in physician payment and quality policy at the AAMC. Her portfolio includes Medicare payment, telehealth, behavioral health, veterans affairs, and other issues. Prior to joining the AAMC, Ki worked as a federal contractor for the Department of Justice in the Civil department, combatting Medicare fraud and abuse. She has also completed an externship with The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Ki earned her J.D. with a concentration in Health Law from the University of Maryland Francis Carey School of Law and is a member of the D.C. Bar. She earned her B.A. in Political Science from American University.