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Physician Assistants: Rules, Regulations and Realities

Presentation Date / Time:  Tuesday November 25, 2014  2:00 – 3:30 pm EST

Presented By:
Tricia Marriott, PA-C, MPAS, DFAAPA
Director, Regulatory and Professional Advisory Services
American Academy of Physician Assistants

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Course Description:
Physician assistants (PAs) have been shown to provide quality, cost effective care and have become integral members of the provider workforce.  However, the rules and regulations as they apply to the PA profession are often misunderstood.  This session will dispel the myths and urban legends by providing detailed information on PA scope of practice, credentialing, certification maintenance requirements and competency assessment, payer enrollment concerns, and resources available for the Medical Staff Professional.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this activity the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe requirements for credentialing and privileging PAs, including assessing competencies and FPPE/OPPE.
  2. Dispel myths and misunderstandings regarding the scope of practice and utilization of PAs.
  3. Discuss the various strategies for ascertaining credentialing, enrollment and payment policy for services provided by PAs from third party payers.

Who Should Attend:

All MSPs interested in best practices around credentialing and privileging physician assistants.

Cost:

NAMSS members: $55
Non-members: $75

CE Credits:

This webinar has been approved for 1.5 CE Credits.

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