Meeting

ACR/ARP Access in Rheumatology Meeting

Date:

April 29, 2023

Location:

Orlando, FL

Program Information

The ACR/ARP Access in Rheumatology meeting will focus on major coverage and payment challenges facing modern rheumatology practices as they strive to ensure patients’ access to care and treatment.

Access in Rheumatology is one of the meetings being held during the ACR Education Exchange 2023.

Target Audience
This activity is designed for rheumatologists (physicians) in clinical care, fellows in training, students/residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, nurses, administrators, and office managers.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the most significant challenges to accessing rheumatology care and treatment
  • Discuss economic pressures influencing access to rheumatology
  • Review best practices for navigating payer relationships and ensuring patients’ access to treatment

Accreditation
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Registration and housing information and a detailed program will be available in February.

For information about the 2022 meeting, see the 2022 Access in Rheumatology section below.

Syllabi

Registered attendees can access the syllabi during the meeting and for 12 months after the meeting. To access syllabi, login and go to My Learning.

CME and MOC Information

Accreditation Statement
The American College of Rheumatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ACR designates this Other activity (Live) for a maximum of (to be announced) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities.

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to (to be announced) Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and (to be announced) MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics' (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM and ABP MOC credit.

By completing this activity you provide the ACR permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).

ABIM CME MOC Certified Part 2 ABP MOC

Corporate Support

The American College of Rheumatology thanks our corporate supporters and partners for their commitment to advancing rheumatology by supporting ACR and ARP programs and initiatives. See current supporters, guidelines, and benefits of supporting the ACR.

COVID-19 Policies

We thank you for your continued cooperation and applaud individuals' efforts to prevent the spread of infectious agents. Prior to attending an ACR face-to-face event, please be sure to review the current ACR requirements for meeting entry and attendance as these vary according to local requirements and may have changed since your last meeting. Individuals with symptoms or known infections are requested to stay home and not participate in face-to-face ACR gatherings.

2022 Access in Rheumatology

The 2022 ACR Education Exchange hosted the Access in Rheumatology Meeting. The Access in Rheumatology meeting brings together ACR/ARP members, partner organizations, payer representatives, and other subject-matter experts to discuss coverage and payment issues impacting access to rheumatology care and treatment.

This meeting was held in person. This program is not available in the on-demand portion of the Education Exchange.

Target Audience
This activity is designed for rheumatologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and practice administrative staff.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the most significant challenges to accessing rheumatology treatment from various stakeholder perspectives
  • Discuss economic pressures influencing access to rheumatology
  • Review best practices for navigating payer relationships and ensuring patients’ access to treatment

View Access in Rheumatology Schedule

Contact Info / Inquiries

American College of Rheumatology
education@rheumatology.org
404-633-3777, ext. 381

Registration Support Center
ACRSupport@cmrus.com
800-636-4766 (US & Canada)
415-979-2265 (International)
Fax: 415-293-5231

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