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Sustainable Palliative Care-Part One

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May 18, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Palliative Care – Billing & Coding- May 18, 2023

Price $100.00 Per Person for MHPCA Members

Price $150.00 Per Person for Non-Members

Early Registration Ends May 5th, 2023

MHPCA does not refund registrations but substitutions are welcome.

Part One:

Billing and Coding to optimize reimbursement for palliative care

  1. Understand the basics of E/M coding
  2. Learn the nuances of hospice and palliative care billing
  3. Explain the difference between time vs. complexity in coding

Price for zoom training is PER PERSON.  Please be sure to register staff individually.

Series Speakers:  Christopher Morrissette & Dr John Morris

This webinar qualifies for 1.0 hours of CE credit.  If you attend all three parts you can qualify for 3.0 hours of CE credit.

You MUST view the training live and complete the evaluation to receive the credits.

Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association, #1359, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/28/2023 – 2/28/2026. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Social workers participating in this training will receive up to 1.0 continuing education clock hours.

MHPCA has been approved for Nurses CE & Doctors CME for this training.  Nurse Practitioners can apply for nurses or doctor CE for this training.

Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AXIS Medical Education and Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association. AXIS Medical Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive a maximum of 3.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

 Credit Designation for Physicians

AXIS Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 Credit Designation for Nursing

AXIS Medical Education designates this continuing nursing education activity for a maximum of 3.0 contact hours.

Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.

AXIS Contact Information

For information about the accreditation of this program please contact AXIS at info@axismeded.org

About our Speaker:

John Morris, MD FAAHPM

Chief Medical Officer CareAlly Health



John Morris is passionate about helping people and organizations develop excellent care for people stressed with serious illness. His role is to teach, mentor and develop great clinicians, leaders and organizations to care for people with serious illness.

As a critical care physician, John witnessed just how stressful serious illness can be for patients and families. He started working for Four Seasons in 2003 to develop palliative care programs.  He has worked with numerous hospital systems and hospice organizations to develop serious illness care in the hospitals and in the community.

John is co-director of the Palliative Care Immersion Course. This experiential learning experience for clinicians uses innovative techniques and role play to teach clinical palliative care skills several times yearly. John also teaches palliative care program development as a faculty member for CAPC.

In 2016 John helped co-found Four Seasons Consulting Group (FSCG), a coaching and consulting company enabling health systems, hospitals, post-acute providers, and hospice organizations develop palliative care programs, clinical leaders, best practices, and the systems necessary to produce great outcomes in their own organizations.

John was a founding member of Teleios Collaborative Network as Chief Medical Officer for Serious Illness Care. Teleios now has 11 members organizations providing community-based palliative care services to more than 3500 people with serious illness in NC, VA, SC, Tx and LA.

John is a co-founder of CareAlly Health, a technology enabled virtual serious illness/ palliative care organization that provides guidance and support to people so they can live their best life. This offers increased access to palliative care expertise at a lower cost and higher quality.

John has a Masters in Leadership from the Thayer Institute.

John is married to Peggy Noel MD founder of MemoryCare, a non profit established to help people caring for a loved one with dementia. They moved to Asheville in 1989 and have raised 3 children here. John enjoys running, hiking the NC mountains, fly fishing, gardening, and beekeeping.    This activity allows him to enjoy dining out with Peggy in all the great Asheville restaurants.