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PLUGS Midwest Regional Summit 2019

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Hyatt Regency Bloomington - Minneapolis Hotel

3200 E 81st

Bloomington, MN 55425

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Make New Friends: An Approach To Align Laboratory Stewardship With Our Insurance Partners In The Midwest

Sponsored by the University of Washington School of Medicine, PLUGS® & Seattle Children’s Hospital Department of Labs

Join us for the PLUGS Midwest Regional Summit, where laboratory stewardship leaders come together to collectively examine best practices to optimize coverage of appropriate tests through insurance industry partners.

The PLUGS Midwest Regional is presented in partnership with ARUP Laboratories and HealthPartners.

Registration: Early bird registration ends October 11, 2019

  • General Early Bird: $100
  • General: $125
  • Genetic Counselor Early Bird: $65
  • Genetic Counselor: $75

Agenda:

8:00 am Lab Test Stewardship: Getting the Right Test AND Getting Paid
Jane Dickerson, PhD and Jessie Conta, MS
Seattle Children’s Hospital, University of Washington

8:45 am Hitting the Mark: Benchmarking as a Tool in your Stewardship Quiver
Joe Rudolf, MD
University of Minnesota

9:30 am BREAK

9:45 am “Systems” Stewardship: Adventures in care group and health plan stewardship, medical coverage policy, and prior notification
Shellie Kieke, PhD, MS
HealthPartners

10:30 am Tumor Profiling: Considerations, Challenges, and Changes
Tina Lockwood, PhD
University of Washington

11:15 am Lab-Pharmacy Collaboration – Benefits of Multi-disciplinary Teamwork
Danielle Kauffman, PharmD
ARUP Laboratories

12:00 pm LUNCH (Provided)

1:15 pm Insurance Roundtable: Perspectives on Insurance Coverage & Reimbursement of Genetic Tests

2:45 pm BREAK

3:00 pm Case Studies in Laboratory Stewardship
Claudia Cohn, MD, PhD, University of Minnesota
Andrew Fletcher, MD, ARUP Laboratories
Jason M. Mayer, MSM, MT (ASCP), Park Nicollet Health Services

Lindsay Zetzsche, MS,CGC, Mayo Clinic Laboratories



Welcome Reception:

Date: Thursday, November, 14, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Bloomington-Minneapolis Hotel, 3200 E 81st St Bloomgton, MN 55425
Join us for a networking event to connect with colleagues before the conference.
Please RSVP when registering.

Hotel:

Hyatt Regency Bloomington-Minneapolis Hotel
3200 E 81st St Bloomgton, MN 55425

To make your reservations, please click here. If you need additional assistance, please contact the hotel at 877-803-7534. The discounted room rates will be available until Thursday, October 10, based on availability.

Continuing Education:

  • CME: The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Genetic Counselor CEUs: The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized PLUGS / Seattle Children's Hospital to offer up to 0.525 CEUs or 5.25 Category 1 contact hours for the activity PLUGS Midwest Regional Summit 2019. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.




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