Webinar: Kidney Care Choices: Key Features of the Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting Options

January 13, 2020

This webinar will describe the key features of the recently announced Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Kidney Care Choices Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting (CKCC) model options, which are targeted at nephrology practices, transplant providers, dialysis facilities, and other care coordination organizations. In the CKCC model options, these providers form Kidney Contracting Entities (KCEs) that are responsible for improving quality of care, reducing total cost of care, delaying progression of kidney disease, and increasing the transplant rate. The webinar will help providers evaluate whether to join the model by describing each of the three CKCC model options with an emphasis on the finance and payment structures and the three sources of income or losses from CMS. In addition, the webinar will review eligibility, the quality strategy, and how to apply.

This webinar was developed in partnership with the American Society of Nephrology (ASN).

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Transplant Coordinators
Activity Information:

Monday, January 13th from 2:30 - 4:00pm EST

Method of Participation:

Participants will attend the live webinar and submit an online activity evaluation.  Participants have up to four (4) weeks after the webinar to complete the online activity evaluation. 

Learning Objectives

After participation in this activity, learners will be better able to:

  • Describe the goals of the Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting (CKCC) model options and the key features of each
  • Identify implications of the general payment model payment provisions and the three sources of income or losses from CMS
  • Apply knowledge of Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting (CKCC) to decisions about participation in the model    
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ABTC Continuing Education Points Category 3
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours
Course opens: 
01/01/2020
Course expires: 
02/28/2020
Event starts: 
01/13/2020 - 2:30pm
Event ends: 
01/13/2020 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Faculty Disclosures

Eugene Lin, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Keck School of Medicine at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Disclosure: Serves on Scientific Advisory Board for the National Kidney Foundation, and is a Policy and Advocacy Consultant for American Society of Nephrology

Miriam Godwin, MPP
Health Policy Analyst
National Kidney Foundation
Washington, D.C.
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

David White, BA
Regulatory and Quality Officer 
American Society of Nephrology 
Washington, DC
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Planning Committee Disclosures

Miriam Godwin, MPP
Health Policy Analyst
National Kidney Foundation
Washington, D.C.
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Eugene Lin, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Keck School of Medicine at USC
Los Angeles, CA
Disclosure: Serves on Scientific Advisory Board for the National Kidney Foundation, and is a Policy and Advocacy Consultant for American Society of Nephrology

Jessica Joseph, MBA
Senior Vice President, Scientific Activities
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Kathryn Troy, MPH
Senior Continuing Medical Education Manager
National Kidney Foundation
New York, NY
Disclosure: Has no financial relationships with commercial interest(s).

Declaration of Disclosure:

It is the policy of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME/CE activities. Any individual who has control over CME/CE content is required to disclose to learners prior to the activity any relevant financial relationship(s) they may have with commercial interests supporting this activity or whose products or devices are discussed in this activity.  

If, on the basis of information disclosed, a perceived conflict exists, resolution will be achieved based on NKF's Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Policy.

Unlabeled/Investigational Use:

During their presentations, faculty may discuss an unlabeled use or an investigational use not approved for a commercial product. Each faculty member is required to disclose this information to the audience when referring to an unlabeled or investigational use.

In support of improving patient care, the National Kidney Foundation is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician

The National Kidney Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse Practitioner and Nurse

Awarded 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

Physician Assistant 

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AAPA accepts Category I credit from AOACCME, prescribed credit from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.  

Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.5 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

Social Worker

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, the National Kidney Foundation is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The National Kidney Foundation maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.
Licensed social workers should contact their individual jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

Transplant Coordinator

The National Kidney Foundation is accredited as a provider of continuing transplant education by the American Board for Transplant Certification: CEPTC Provider Number #170. This activity has been granted 1.5 contact hours. Program ID 170-38. 
 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AANP Contact Hours
  • 1.50 ABTC Continuing Education Points Category 3
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Category I Credit for Physician Assistants
  • 1.50 ANCC Nurse Contact Hours
  • 1.50 Attendance
  • 1.50 ASWB Continuing Education Clock Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
Please login or register for a PERC account to take this course.

Disclaimer:

The faculty and National Kidney Foundation (NKF) do not recommend the use of any pharmaceutical, diagnostic test, or device outside of the labeled indications as approved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Information contained in this NKF educational resource is based upon current data available at the time of publication. Information is intended to help clinicians become aware of new scientific findings and developments.  This NKF educational resource is not intended to set out a preferred standard of care and should not be construed as one. Neither should the information be interpreted as prescribing an exclusive course of management.

Variations in practice will inevitably and appropriately occur when clinicians take into account the needs of individual patients, available resources, and limitations unique to an institution or type of practice. Every healthcare professional making use of information in this NKF educational resource is responsible for interpreting the data as it pertains to clinical decision making in each individual patient.

Required Hardware/software

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Contact Information:

For any questions concerning this activity, please send an email to CMEinfo@kidney.org or call NKF at 1-800-622-9010.

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For additional professional education resources, contact NKF at 1-800-622-9010 or visit https://www.kidney.org/professionals