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CE Workshop: The Changing Healthcare Landscape: Using the CPT System to Determine Upcoming Changes
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This presentation will outline the major changes that are emerging in healthcare ranging from the effects of ACA/ACOs to ICD-10. The changes will be assessed using the patterns that have been emerging in the Current Procedural Terminology System as a predictor of the impending and long-term variables that will affect the professional practice of psychology.

7/30/2015
When: 7/30/2015
Mixer 4:15-5:00pm; Workshop 5:00-6:30pm
Where: GPA Office
13 Corporate Blvd. NE
Suite 220
Atlanta, Georgia  30329
United States
Presenter: Antonio E. Puente, PhD
Contact: Amy Dietrich, Director of Continuing Education and Communications
404-634-6272


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Join GPA and Dr. Antonio Puente for an opportunity to network and earn CE on a Thursday evening. Begin the evening with a mixer and light refreshments. Then, earn 1.5 hours of CE in a 90-minute presentation on using the CPT System to determine upcoming changes. 

This presentation will outline the major changes that are emerging in healthcare ranging from the effects of ACA/ACOs to ICD-10. The changes will be assessed using the patterns that have been emerging in the Current Procedural Terminology System as a predictor of the impending and long-term variables that will affect the professional practice of psychology.

Learning Objectives:

  1. The learner will describe the basic history, purpose and components of the CPT system.
  2. The learner will describe the major changes occurring in healthcare as predicted by the last two decades of change in the CPT system.

      CE Hours: 1.5 (90 minutes)

      About the Presenter:

      Dr. Antonio Puente was born in Cuba and received degrees from the University of Florida (BA) and the University of Georgia (MS, PhD). He is am Past-President of the North Carolina Psychological Association, North Carolina Psychological Foundation, National Academy of Neuropsychology, Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (40) and Hispanic Neuropsychological Society. He also served two terms as a Council Representative (40). Other leadership positions held include chair of the Psychology Academy of the National Academies of Practice and several APA Boards and Committees ranging from the Board of Convention Affairs to the Committee for Psychological Tests and Assessments as well as served on 10 others, including the Policy and Planning Board.

      Since 1982, he has maintained a private practice (clinical neuropsychology). Between 1993 and 2008, Puente was APA’s representative to the American Medical Association’s Current Procedural Terminology panel and was then elected to the Editorial Panel of the CPT (voting member). He also was on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid’s Medicare Coverage Advisory Committee.

       

      Registration Costs


      Early Bird Registration (Must be postmarked on or before July 16, 2015 to receive this rate.)

      • $35: GPA Members
      • $10: Student GPA Members (Will not receive a CE certificate)
      • $65: Non-members
      Registration (After July 16, 2015)
      • $45: GPA Members
      • $20: Student Members (Will not receive a CE certificate)
      • $75: Non-members
      Must be logged into member profile to receive member rate.

       

      Cancellation Policy:
      Registrants must cancel through Amy Dietrich only via email or phone (contacting other staff members/leadership does not guarantee your cancellation.) No faxes or mail cancellations will be accepted.
      Cancellation Fee: $35
      Refunds will not be given for cancellations within five (5) business days prior to the workshop date.

      The Georgia Psychological Association is proud to sponsor and support a wide variety of workshops throughout the year as an APA approved sponsor of Continuing Education.