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ABIM MOC Activity ID

1/14/20202 - MGR: Leaders in Medicine Series: VBR, IDFS, P4P, FFS, ACO, Capitation, UPMC Where are we going?





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Examine and improve physician knowledge of different payment systems in U.S. Healthcare
  • Assess and review the relationship and integration between UPMC Providers and UPMC Insurance
  • Analyze and promote adaption of value based reimbursement system

Suggested Additional Reading:

  • Eickholt L, Why many integrated delivery systems have not enhanced consumer value, and what's next, NEJM Catalyst 2020; 1(1).
  • Chernew ME, Heath J. How different payments models support (or undermine) a sustainable healthcare system: Rating the underlying incentives and building a better model.  NEJM Catalyst 2020; 1(1).
  • Shrank WH, Rogstad TL, Parekh N. Waste in US Health Care System: Estimated Costs and Potential for Savings. JAMA 2019;322(15):1501-09.

Joon S. Lee, MD — Chief Medical Officer, UPMC Insurance Services Division Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.