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Highlights and Tips for the First Time Attendee, 2019 ABA Annual Meeting, April 2-5, Las Vegas, NV

So, you are an ABA newbie? Keep reading for some tips regarding meeting navigation, the goings-on, the schedule, and what you should not miss, especially as a first timer. Welcome to the ABA annual meeting!

CHS Update: CMMI Launches New Part D Model, Updates MA VBID Model

Today, CMMI launched a new payment model, the Part D Payment Modernization Model, and made changes to the existing Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Model as part of a broader effort to lower drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries.

ABA’s Road to the Regionals

The regional burn conferences provide great opportunities for multidisciplinary burn care professionals to participate in table top discussions, explore educational opportunities, earn CEUs and network with other burn care colleagues, and exhibitor partners in a more intimate setting.

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Galveston

The mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children is composed of three pursuits: to provide the highest quality, family-centered care; to educate physicians and other health care professionals; and to conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves care and the quality of life of children and families.

HHS Selects Pilot Projects to Demonstrate Better Approach to Disaster Medical Care

ABA representatives, Drs. Colleen Ryan, Jim Jeng, and Steve Wolf have been attending many meetings this past summer, in Washington, DC, with the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR) to discuss medical care in response to a disaster.