AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of 1 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity fora maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Presenter(s): Karyn Leible, MD, CMD,Chair, Public Policy Committee; James E. Lett, II, MD, CMD Disclosure(s): All presenters reported they had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Session Description: AMDA Public Policy Chair Karyn Leible, MD, CMD, will presen tthe top AMDA policy issues including updates on medical liability, work force initiatives, hospice, legislative advocacy, health care reform, and updates to the State Operations Manual. James E. Lett, II, MD, CMD,will discuss AMDA’s advocacy on transitions of care issues within the AMA’s Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement, a Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services Technical Expert Panel, and the National Transitions of Care Coalition. Learning Objectives:
List the top AMDA policy issues in 2009
Discuss AMDA’s advocacy on transitions of care issues