Registration for Medicare Symposium Now Available to Physicians

Physicians interested in learning more about the challenges and issues pertaining to Medicare should attend the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) “Empowering Minorities-Promoting Better Health, Better Care, Lower Cost for Medicare Beneficiaries in their Communities” symposium on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, through Friday, December 16, 2011, from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Marriot World Center, Orlando, FL. Topics of discussion include empowering minorities, fraud training, Medicare Learning Network, Affordable Care Act, PCIP/CO-OP, Affordable Insurance Exchange, and Medicare 101 Basic Training. Breakout sessions and panel discussions will include:

  • Provider Track-Information in this track focuses on provider issues, such as Preexisting Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) Provider, Medicare Provider Enrollment and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH).
  • Partner Track-Information in this track focuses on beneficiary issues, such as fraud and Medicare updates.
  • MAO Track-This track focuses on issues pertaining to Medicare Advantage Plans and Plan Sponsors.

Eligible attendees will receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for participating in the scheduled fraud training.  Since the event holds a “Go Green” theme, there will be no printed presentation materials. Presentations will be uploaded to the event website prior to the event so attendees can download the materials to laptops or for personal printing.

Early registration is recommended. Attendees can only register for two tracks. To learn more about the event, visit


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