The UPIC is Coming: CMS Auditors 2.0

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The UPIC is Coming: CMS Auditors 2.0



Release Date: 10-25-2016
Expiration Date: 01-21-2019
Activity Location:

This webinar will teach providers and practices why it is important to understand the CMS Unified Program Integrity Contractor (UPIC) program, when it will occur, and how to prepare.

Target Audience
This activity is designed for Physicians, Dentists, Healthcare Providers, Practice Managers, Employees

Learning Objectives: At the end of this activity, attendees should be able to:

  • Discuss why providers and practice managers need to understand the UPIC program
  • Discuss when the UPIC program will occur and how to prepare
  • Discuss fundamental audit defense techniques prior to UPIC implementation

Faculty: Stephen Bittinger, Esquire
Managing Partner of Bittinger Law

Photo of Stephen Bittinger.

Planning Committee
Jill Brooks, MD, CHCO First Healthcare Compliance
Lynn M. Robinson, CMC, CMOM, Medical Society of Delaware

Disclosure Statement:
It is the policy of the Medical Society of Delaware to comply with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support of Continuing Medical Education. In keeping with these standards, all faculty participating in continuing medical education provided by MSD are expected to disclose to the activity audience any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of their presentations.

The content of this activity does not relate to any product of a commercial interest as defined by the ACCME; therefore, neither the planners nor the faculty have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Statement of Competency:
This activity is designed to address the following ABMS/ACGME competency: apply quality improvement.

Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical Society of Delaware and First Healthcare Compliance. The Medical Society of Delaware is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement :
The Medical Society of Delaware designates this internet enduring material activity for a maximum of
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Joint providership of CME by MSD in no way implies endorsement of any product or service. This activity is not supported by commercial funding.

Receiving Your CME Credit:
In order to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must: 1) view the webinar, and 2) successfully complete the quiz by answering 2 out of 3 questions correctly. You will then be able to print out your CME certificate.

Hardware/software Requirements: Mac or Windows

For technical questions/difficulties, please contact or call 888.543.4778.

For questions regarding the content of this activity, please contact the Medical Society of Delaware at 302-366-1400.