Best Practices for Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA) Implementation and Adoption
by Instructor: Alison Bechtel, BS; Instructor: Caitlin Graham, BS; Instructor: Ryan Druseikis, BS; Instructor: Vince Calo, BS

$20.00

i 1.00 CEH

Course Overview

The goal of this presentation is to discuss barriers to changing the workflow of physician/provider and healthcare office staff and strategies for implementing a new workflow process. Upon completion of the webinar, participants will be able to describe available options for implementing an electronic prior authorization solution in a provider setting, discuss professional roles in the PA process, explain reasons for barriers to adopting new workplace procedures, identify training procedures to ensure easy adoption of improved solutions, and create a customized implementation plan for a new technology solution.

About the Course Author

Alison Bechtel, BS, is Marketing Manager at CoverMyMeds. She creates marketing strategies, develops content for educational materials, and drives leads for sales teams. Alison Bechtel, BS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Caitlin Graham, BS, Director, Provider Engagement, CoverMyMeds, leads the provider account management, implementation, and analytics teams for CoverMyMeds. She has advised some of the top health systems in the U.S., launched CoverMyMeds' first EHR partnerships, and helped grow the CoverMyMeds platform to over 700,000 users. Caitlin is an active member of HIMSS, a wellness advocate, and passionate supporter of CoverMyMeds' mission to get patients the medication they need to live healthy lives. Caitlin Graham, BS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Ryan Druseikis, Marketing Coordinator for CoverMyMeds, leads execution on strategic efforts, identifies new opportunities to engage with target audiences, leverages social media as a tool for networking, provides status reports on all marketing initiatives, and participates in strategic discussions with internal stakeholders. Ryan Druseikis, BS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Vince Calo, BS, is Account Manager, Health Systems, at CoverMyMeds. He manages initiatives and services, leads educational sessions, and develops retention and expansion strategies. Vince Calo, BS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (8 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.00HOURS

    Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    1.00HOURS

    Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Relias LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-712654
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    N/A


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-WEB335
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-05-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2020-10-06
  • Learning Objectives:

    Create a customized implementation plan for a new technology solution; Describe available options for implementing an electronic prior authorization solution in a provider setting; Discuss professional roles in the PA process; Explain reasons for barriers to adopting new workplace procedures; Identify training procedures to ensure easy adoption of improved solutions
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Physicians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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