Accreditation The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of management .5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: AMDA's Public Policy Committee leaders will provide an update on top policy issues to include legislative advocacy, communications with government agencies, updates on the health care reform provisions implemented by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS), and payment changes (i.e., discharge codes).
List the top AMDA policy issues in 2012.
Discuss AMDA's advocacy on legislative initiatives, health care reform, and payment policy.
Speakers(s): Charles A. Crecelius, MD, CMD, PhD, Chair, Public Policy Committee; Karl E. Steingberg, MD, CMD, Vice Chair, Public Policy Committee
Disclosure(s): Charles A. Crecelius, MD, CMD, PhD has no financial disclosures to report. Karl E. Steingberg, MD, CMD - Boehringer Ingelheim, Eli Lilly and Company, Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Speakers' Bureau.
MD, PhD, CMD,
Medical Director, Post Acute Care,
Barnes Jewish Christian Medical Group
MD, CMD, HMDC,
Chief Medical Officer,
Mariner Health Care
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