2020 Physician And Lab Reimbursement Outlook

February 20, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm EST

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Medicare reimbursement is critical to your customers’ financial success, and it’s essential that you understand how it’s calculated and how it’s changing in 2020 and beyond. This webinar will go over key trends including key quality programs focusing on policy and payment changes for acute care providers, physicians, and laboratory diagnostics. Gain a clear understanding of:

  • Payments and incentives tied to quality, outcomes and efficiency, and growing penalties for readmissions and infections
  • The trend toward bundling primary and ancillary services in the outpatient setting
  • Increasing scrutiny of the quality of care at ambulatory surgery centers
  • MACRA and PAMA updates

Presenter

Josh Babb
Director, Government Affairs
HIDA

Josh Babb focuses on communicating with Congress and federal agencies to help them make informed decisions on behalf of the healthcare distribution supply chain. With HIDA since 2013, Josh develops strategic advocacy resources for members, and runs the HIDA annual Capitol Hill Fly-in where members meet with 100+ Members of Congress. He serves as a speaker, facilitator and content expert on a range of legislative and regulatory policies with HIDA membership and industry-wide groups.

Prior to HIDA, Josh worked on Capitol Hill serving as a Senior Legislative Assistant for Representative Renee Ellmers (R-NC), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee; and with Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), during the senator's tenure as Senate Minority Whip. Josh has a BBA in Management from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M.