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MPhA Virtual Coffee Break: The CMS Enhanced MTM Program: The Latest
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10/17/2018
When: October 17, 2018
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Online Webinar
United States


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The CMS Enhanced MTM Program: The Latest

Online Webinar

This session will describe and discuss both the overarching CMMI Part D Enhanced MTM Model as well the specific EMTM program in Minnesota being run on behalf of Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

After participating in this webinar, pharmacists will be able to:

  • Describe the CMMI Enhanced MTM model
  • Name components of the medication risk stratification process
  • Explain the pharmacy care program
After participating in this webinar, pharmacy technicians will be able to:
  • Describe the CMMI Enhanced MTM model
  • Explain how this model is different from the basic MTM model
  • Describe the MedicareBlue Rx program

Speaker:

Joshua Johnson, PharmD, BCGP
Enhanced MTM Lead, ClearStone Solutions

Joshua Johnson graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BS in Biology in 2004, and then went on to obtain his PharmD from Ferris State University in Michigan in 2008.  Upon graduating, he returned to Minnesota where he practiced as a community pharmacist for 8 years.

In 2016 he was hired by ClearStone Solutions, an affiliate of BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota and a Part D Plan administrator, to run the 5-year CMMI Enhanced MTM Pilot on behalf of the BlueCross BlueShield Northern Plains Alliance in Part D Region 25 (IA, MN, MT, ND, NE, SD, & WY).  His current role provides EMTM program design and implementation, vendor management & oversight, as well as coordination with both CMMI and the plan participant.

He is currently a member of the MTM Advisory Group for AMCP, as well as a member of the Value Set Committee with the Pharmacy HIT Collaborative.  Additionally, he is working with PQA to test several draft measures within the EMTM program.

Registration Fees:

The cost is $25 for non-members. MPhA pharmacist members, pharmacy technician members and student members may attend at no cost.


Continuing Education:

This presentation is being submitted to the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy for Continuing Education credit approval (one hour).

To receive Board of Pharmacy credits for this program, the following must be completed:

  • Full participation/completion of webinar either during the live program or the archived presentation

  • Completion of survey post webinar acknowledging participation

Board of Pharmacy credit processing takes place on the 15th of each month.

The Minnesota Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Questions? Please contact info@mpha.org with questions about credits.

Please contact joef@mpha.org with any technical questions or issues.

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