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The MACRA Final Rule: A 2017 Primer for Electrophysiologists

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  • On-Demand

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Release Date: 12/12/2016

Expiration Date: 5/1/2017

  • Participation - no CE credit: 0


The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) will make significant changes to how Medicare pays for physician services and will reshape the delivery of patient care. Please attend HRS’s first of two webinars to learn how MACRA’s Quality Payment Program will affect your billing and payments.

This forty minute complimentary on-demand webinar, presented by Michael Gold, MD, FHRS and Robert Jasak, JD, will provide an overview of the new program as it is detailed in the final rule. If you have questions while you watch the webinar, you can emailyour questions to HRS at Coming in January, the next presentation will focus on answering questions submitted by the viewers.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the MACRA framework
  • Explain the differences between the Medicare fee-for-service and MACRA payment structures
  • Discuss MACRA’s implications for heart rhythm professionals

Target Audience

  • U.S. based cardiac electrophysiologists 
  • U.S. based cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellows 
  • U.S. based pediatric electrophysiologists 
  • U.S. based teaching hospital administrators and coders


Michael R. Gold, MD, PhD, FHRS
President, Heart Rhythm Society

Robert Jasak, JD
Coverage and Payment Policy
Hart Health Strategies, Inc.