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October 28, 2017
Prevent Diabetes STAT Rhode Island: Screen/Test/Act Today

One in three of your patients may be at risk for diabetes.

Rhode Island now has 12 new FREE, EFFECTIVE, EVIDENCE-BASED diabetes prevention programs.  Learn how quickly and easily you can screen and refer your at-risk patients and put them on the road to a healthier, diabetes-free future.

An initiative of the Rhode Island Medical Society.  This event is made possible through a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation. 

November 14, 2017

Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants

PA and APRN Reimbursement: Rules, Revenue and ROI

When: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Where: Providence Marriott, 1 Orms Street

At the conclusion of this session attendees will be able to:

- Explain the regulatory and coverage policy requirements for PA and APRN reimbursement in clinics, hospitals and hospital-owned facilities.

- Identity the unique rules surrounding "incident to" and shared visit billing.

- Describe the components of delivery system change that will impact PAs and other health professionals as payment systems transition to value-based reimbursement.

- Evaluate PA/APRN productivity in both economic and non-economic terms, and demonstrate their contribution to increased practice efficiency.

- Discuss how to reduce the possibility of fraud and abuse audits


October 12, 2017

Rhode Island Medical Society Webinar

Why Specialists Should Own the Bundle: Revenue, Control and Compliance

When: 10:00 a.m. Eastern

Cost: Free

CMS is preparing to introduce a new version of the Bundled Payment program, which will offer specialists the chance to make more revenue, manage the care episode, and satisfy MACRA compliance requirements. Specialist practices need to understand and evaluate this new BPCI program, and this webinar will cover the key components of BPCI 'Advanced' and provide guidance to physicians and practice administrators on considerations, program design and alternative approaches to participate in the program.


November 14, 2017

Rhode Island Society of Anesthesiologists

Membership Meeting

Providence Marriott Downtown

For more information, please contact Marc Bialek at

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October 12, 2017

Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants

Celebrating 50 Years of PAs

When: 6:00 p.m.

Where: Providence Marriott, 1 Orms Street 

The Rhode Island Academy of PAs cordially invites you and a guest to attend our Celebration of 50 Years of PAs


February 2, 2018

The Lennox-Lombrose Pediatric Epilepsy Confernce

The course is designed to meet the educational needs of healthcare professionals who specialize or have an interest in: pediatric neurology, neurology, pediatric epilepsy, neuropsychology, epilepsy, clinical neurophysiology, and primary care.