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Physicians may earn up to 8.5 AOA Category 1-A credits or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Complete information will be provided to participants prior to the activity. Conflict of Interest Disclosures for individuals in control of content will be provided prior to the start of the activity.

Overall Educational Objectives

  1. Explain complex legislative issues (i.e. surprise billing, prior authorization, etc.) and potential solutions.
  2. Describe effective strategies for communicating with lawmakers and how grassroots/social media can be used to influence legislative outcomes.
  3. Summarize recent legislative, regulatory and/or payment updates and how they could impact the practice of osteopathic medicine.

Designation

The American Osteopathic Information Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Council of OMED designates this program for a maximum of 8.5 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the physician’s participation in this program.

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) designates this internet enduring material for 8.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME/Certificate of Attendance

To claim your CME certificate or your certificate of attendance, you will need to complete an evaluation and CME credit hour attestation. The link to complete your evaluation and CME attestation will be sent to the email address utilized when completing your registration. Please remember to complete both your evaluation and attestation by March 31. Be sure to check your spam or junk email.

Disclosures

The American Osteopathic Association has implemented a policy to comply with the current Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education requiring resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest.

In accordance with disclosure policies of AOA and the ACCME, every effort has been made to ensure all CME activities are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. These policies include complying with ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education and resolving all possible conflicts of interest for all individuals in control of content. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

All individuals in control of content were asked to declare any financial interest/arrangement or affiliation that may be perceived as a conflict of interest in the context of their presentations along with any anticipated off label use or unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products. All planners and faculty with disclosures were reviewed by an unbiased reviewer and potential conflicts were mitigated.

The following faculty, presenters and planning committee members have indicated that they have no relationship that could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

No conflicts of interest
Name Role in Education
Gregory Harris, DO Speaker
Michael Brown, DO Speaker
Kevin J. Klauer, DO CME Reviewer
Thomas Ely, DO Planner
Joseph Giaimo, DO Planner
David Hitzeman, DO Planner
Nicole Blankenship, MBA, CAE Planner, Staff
Betsey Siska, MS Planner, Staff
Kathleen Creason, MBA Planner, Staff
Leslie Fox Planner, Staff
Gabe Miller Planner, Staff
Mark Lukaszewski Planner, Staff, Speaker
William Padilla, MPA Planner, Staff
Shannon Scott, DO Planner, Staff
Lisa Miller, MS Planner, Staff, Speaker
Elena McGannon Planner, Staff
Jessica Bardoulas Planner, Staff
Sean Neal Planner, Staff, Speaker
David Pugach, JD Planner, Staff, Speaker
Christopher Kush Speaker
Hala Sabry, DO, MBA Speaker
Kris Nicholoff Speaker
Dale Bratzler, DO, MPH Speaker
Nick Birtcil Speaker
Raine Richards, JD Planner, Staff, Speaker
John-Michael Villarama, MA Planner, Staff, Speaker
Stephen Bell, DO Speaker
Rachel Young, DO Speaker

Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by the AOA. In no event will the AOA be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

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