Wed • Dec

Wednesday, December 13, 2017



The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029


Free, but advance registration is required


Opening Remarks
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

Nephrology economics 101: How do nephrology providers get paid for delivering medical care. Role of AMA, CPT and RUC. From volume to value. Passage of MACRA and resulting QPP regulation. Requirements for MIPS/APMs. Resources to help nephrologists comply and receive payment incentives.
Adam Weinstein, MD, Vice-President of Medical Affairs with Clinical IT Services at DaVita
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm

4:45 pm- 5:00 pm

Pay for performance in ESRD; defining CQI
Metrics focused on disease center performance and metrics focused on the patient experience. What are SF36 and NQF?
Daniel E. Weiner, MD, Nephrologist, Tufts Medical Center
Bill Peckham, Past Trustee Board Chair of Northwest Kidney Centers

2017 Alison Norris Symposium: The Impact of Policy on Medical Care of Kidney Patients
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

What is the potential for an advocacy group to shape the contours of policy – at the level of CMS and at the legislative level.
John R. Sedor, MD, FASN, Professor of Molecular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Paul Conway, President, American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Event series:
Section and Workgroup Events